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Spanish translation of “bless”

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.
(Definition of bless from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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