verb (used with object), blessed or blest, bless·ing.
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Origin of bless
OTHER WORDS FROM blessblesser, nounbless·ing·ly, adverboutbless, verb (used with object), out·blessed or out·blest, out·bles·sing.pre·bless, verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for bless
We’re blessed to live in countries where we can be who we are and yet we know that there are individual cases around the world, individual countries that deny just basic human rights.Grenell defends progress in global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality|Chris Johnson|September 23, 2020|Washington Blade
It’s like, songs like that makes me realize how I’ve been a wretch, and yet God will bless me.
That’s when a country seemingly blessed with valuable natural resources ultimately suffers because it fails to diversify their economy.Does Anyone Really Know What Socialism Is? (Ep. 408 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|September 17, 2020|Freakonomics
I was blessed enough to get this opportunity at a very young age, but I’ve taken every opportunity that’s come my way.Full Transcript: Tomi Lahren on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Daniel Malloy|August 31, 2020|Ozy
In 1923, San Diego adopted its first zoning ordinance – six years after the Supreme Court outlawed racial districts, and three years before the court blessed the basic structure of zoning we know today.Single-Family Zoning’s Century of Supremacy in San Diego|Andrew Keatts|August 26, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Beth, bless her, later asks Joan what Gorman has done to her.The Walking Dead’s ‘Slabtown’: The Real Source of Terror Isn’t Walkers, It’s Rape|Melissa Leon|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the one hand it can bless you with exceptional land for growing grapes.Napa’s Earthquake Is Not The Only Thing Shaking The Vineyards|Clive Irving|August 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bless us with freedom from mere tolerance replacing it with a genuine respect and warm embrace of our differences.
Bless us with humility open to understanding that our own needs must always be balanced with those of the world.
So bless HBO for heating things up a bit with the release of an epic 15-minute trailer for the fourth season of Game of Thrones.Watch HBO's Epic 'Game of Thrones' Season 4 Trailer (VIDEO)|Kevin Fallon|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Well, Tom, I can give you some just for form's sake; but bless you, you won't able to eat it.It Is Never Too Late to Mend|Charles Reade
And your babies are the most irresistible angels that ever came to bless and—enliven—a sordid world.Eve to the Rescue|Ethel Hueston
For such as bless him shall inherit the land: but such as curse him shall perish.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
We bless God with all our hearts for the constituted authorities of the country.Notes on the Book of Deuteronomy, Volume II|Charles Henry Mackintosh
Why, bless you, I know it all--even to the provisions of the will.Jason|Justus Miles Forman
British Dictionary definitions for bless
verb blesses, blessing, blessed or blest (tr)
- a traditional phrase said to a person who has just sneezed
- an exclamation of well-wishing or surprise