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bless
British English: /blɛs/
American English: /blɛs/

Translation of bless in German:

transitive verb

  • 1
    (consecrate, pronounce blessing on) segnen
    be blessed with something (also ironic)
    mit etwas gesegnet sein
    she did not have a penny to bless herself with [figurative] [dated]
    sie besaß keinen Cent od. [colloquial] keinen roten Heller
    they have been blessed with a son
    sie wurden mit einem Sohn gesegnet
    [God] bless you
    Gottes Segen
    (as thanks) das ist sehr lieb von dir/Ihnen
    (to person sneezing) Gesundheit!
    goodbye and God bless
    Wiedersehen, [und] mach's/macht's gut!
    bless you, I wouldn't dream of it
    mein Gott, ich denke gar nicht daran
    bless me!, I'm blest!, bless my soul!
    du meine Güte! [colloquial]
    bless me if it isn't Sid
    ja das ist doch Sid!
  • 2
    (call holy) preisen
    (attribute one's good fortune to)they blessed their stars/guardian angel that …
    sie priesen dankbar das Glück/ihren Schutzengel dafür, dass …

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