Definition of blessing
- say the blessing over the wine
- a priestly blessing
- My daughter is a blessing to me in my old age.
- Their absence turned out to be a blessing in disguise.
- Count your blessings.
- said the blessing before dinner
Presumably he was acting with the government's blessing.
They got married without their parents' blessing.
We asked the Lord's blessing on us and on our project.
He said a blessing before the meal.
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clean bill of health, pat on the back;
: approval that allows or helps you to do something
: help and approval from God
: something that helps you or brings happiness
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