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)
Example sentences from the Web for bless
I’m one of those who’s been blessed to have found such people, in the form of three notable, incredibly successful figures who have helped me build my own private equity career.From mentorship to friendship to love: What I learned from three investing giants|matthewheimer|November 10, 2020|Fortune
I have been blessed to call Dupont Circle my home for nearly a decade, watching it change and grow before my very own eyes.
Billy Joe Shaver would tell you he was blessed and charmed, but he also couldn’t hide that he knew he deserved better.
For now, though, Sander said, “Looking to other countries, it feels like being on an island of the blessed.”Why Vienna opera singers are ready to risk their lives to perform in a pandemic|Julia Belluz|September 30, 2020|Vox
In fact, at Rome’s Olympic Stadium, the pope once knelt and was blessed by a gathering of thousands of Catholic charismatics, all speaking in tongues.
Then both the blesser and the blessed will praise God for his boundless love.The Harp of God|J. F. Rutherford
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