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bless

Synonyms of bless in English:

verb

  • 1 the chaplain blessed the couple
    ask/invoke God's favor for, give a benediction for;
    consecrate, sanctify, dedicate (to God), make holy, make sacred
    formal hallow
    [Antonyms] curse
  • 2 bless the name of the Lord
    praise, worship, glorify, honor, exalt, pay homage to, venerate, reverence, hallow
    archaic magnify
  • 3 the gods blessed us with magical voices
    endow with, bestow with, furnish with, accord, give, favor with, grace with;
    confer on
    literary endue with
  • 4 I bless the day you came here
    give thanks for, be grateful for, thank;
    appreciate
    [Antonyms] rue
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