Translation of "bless" - English-Spanish dictionary

bless

verb uk /bles/

to ask God to help or protect someone or something

bendecir
The priest blessed their marriage.
bless you!

something you say when someone sneezes

¡salud!

(Translation of “bless” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

bless

verb /bles/ (past tense blessed, past participles blessed, blest)

to ask God to show favour to

bendecir
Bless this ship and all who sail in her.
blessed /ˈblesid/ adjective

holy

bendito
the Blessed Virgin.
blessedly /-sid-/ adverb

con bienaventuranza
a blessedly warm, sunny day.
blessedness /-sid-/ noun

bienaventuranza, beatitud
the blessedness of his life.
blessing noun

a wish or prayer for happiness or success

bendición
The priest gave them his blessing.

any cause of happiness

bendición, un regalo (del cielo)
Her son was a great blessing to her.

a prayer of thanks to God before and/or after a meal

bendición (de la mesa)
Father said the blessing over the food.
a blessing in disguise noun

something that has proved to be fortunate after seeming unfortunate

no hay mal que por bien no venga
The poor weather turned out to be a blessing in disguise because I stayed inside and got a lot of useful work done.

(Translation of “bless” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)