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