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Main Entry: bless
Pronunciation: primarystressbles
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): blessed /primarystressblest /; also blest /primarystressblest/; bless·ing
Etymology: Old English blemacrontsian, blemacrondsian "to bless, to consecrate (originally with blood)," derived from blomacrd "blood"
1 : to make holy : HALLOW
2 : to make the sign of the cross upon or over
3 : to ask divine care or protection for
4 : to praise or honor as holy
5 : to make successful or happy
6 : ENDOW 2, favor


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