Synonyms of bless
1 sanctifyDictionary • Bless this couple and their loving commitment to one another.
sanctify • Their marriage has not been sanctified in a Christian church.
dedicate • The church is dedicated to a saint.
ordain • Her brother was ordained as a priest in 1982.
anoint • The Pope has anointed him as Archbishop.
consecrate • The church was consecrated in 1234.
invoke happiness on
2 endowDictionary • If God has seen fit to bless you with this gift, you should use it.
3 praiseDictionary • Let us bless God for so uniting our hearts.
praise • She asked the congregation to praise God.
worship • people who still worship the pagan gods
glorify • We are committed to serving the Lord and glorifying his name.
exalt • This book exalts her as a genius.
extol • She keeps extolling his managerial skills.
pay homage to
give thanks to
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anointTo anoint someone means to put oil or water on a part of their body, usually for religious reasons.
• The Pope has anointed him as Archbishop.
consecrateWhen a building, place, or object is consecrated, it is officially declared to be holy. When a person is consecrated, they are officially declared to be a bishop.
• The church was consecrated in 1234.
dedicateIf a building or church is dedicated to someone, a formal ceremony is held to show that the building will always be associated with them.
• The church is dedicated to a saint.
Thesaurus for bless from the Collins English Thesaurus
to consecrate or render holy, beneficial, or prosperous by means of a religious rite