blest blest1 bless somebody/something to ask God to protect somebody/somethingThey brought the children to Jesus and he blessed them.God bless you!2 bless something to make something holy by saying a prayer over itThe priest blessed the bread and wine.3 bless somebody/something (formal) to call God holy; to praise GodWe bless your holy name, O Lord.4 bless somebody/something (old-fashioned, informal) used to express surpriseBless my soul! Here comes Bill!‘Where's Joe?’ ‘I'm blessed if I know!’ (= I don't know)
be blessed with something/somebody
to have something good such as ability, great happiness, etcShe's blessed with excellent health.We're blessed with five lovely grandchildren.
said to somebody after they have sneezed
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