Bless

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Definition

to bless: to give a benediction, to sanctify, to make holy
verb
'God bless you, young man', the pope said to my daughter.

blessed: holy, sacred, divine; lucky, favored
adjective
the Blessed Virgin The Virgin Mary, mother of Jesus

Other meanings:

We're really blessed to have you on our team. We are very lucky!

(She) is blessed with (a lot of talent): (She) has been given, is fortunate to have (a lot of talent)
idiom

Examples

  • "It is very luminous and close to public transport and is blessed with a very interesting view."
  • "Icarus : You've been blessed with a calm temperament, Brian."
  • "We're blessed to have him as part of our team."
  • "Fisherman : Bless my Cape Horn!"
  • "Fisherman : Bless my barnacles!"

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