Synonyms of bless in English:

bless


See definition of bless

verb

1‘the chaplain said more prayers and blessed the couple’

SYNONYMS

ask God's favour for, ask God's protection for, give a benediction for, invoke happiness on

ANTONYMS

curse

2‘the Cardinal blessed the memorial plaque’

SYNONYMS

consecrate, sanctify, hallow, dedicate, dedicate to God, make holy, make sacred, set apart, devote to God

anoint, ordain, canonize, beatify

ANTONYMS

deconsecrate

3‘let us bless the name of the Lord’

SYNONYMS

praise, worship, glorify, honour, exalt, adore, pay tribute to, pay homage to, give thanks to, venerate, reverence, hallow

archaic magnify, laud

4‘the gods have blessed us with magical voices’

SYNONYMS

endow, favour, provide, grace, bestow, furnish, entrust, present

grant, vouchsafe, afford, accord, give, donate

confer on, lavish on

literary endue

ANTONYMS

trouble

5‘I bless the day you came here’

SYNONYMS

give thanks for, express gratitude for, be grateful for

thank, appreciate, celebrate

ANTONYMS

rue

6‘the government refused to bless the undertaking’

SYNONYMS

sanction, consent to, give consent for, give assent to, endorse, agree to, concur with, approve, give approval for, give one's blessing to, back, support, be in favour of, smile on

informal give the thumbs up to, give the green light to, OK

North American rare approbate

ANTONYMS

oppose