Synonyms and Antonyms of bless
1 to make holy through prayers or ritual the priest blessed the water, thus allowing it to be used as holy water for various rites Synonyms of bless consecrate, hallow, sacralize, sanctify Words Related to bless baptize, canonize, spiritualize; chasten, cleanse, lustrate, purify; exorcise (also exorcize), expurgate; commit, dedicate, devote; reconsecrate Near Antonyms of bless defile, desecrate, profane; dirty, foul, pollute, soil, taint, violate; blaspheme, curse, cuss, damn, execrate; cast out, condemn, damn, punish Antonyms of bless deconsecrate, desacralize, desanctify
2 to proclaim the glory of bless the name of God Synonyms of bless praise, carol, celebrate, emblazon, exalt, extol (also extoll), glorify, hymn, laud, magnify, resoundWords Related to bless adore, belaud, deify, idolize, worship; acclaim, applaud, commend, compliment, hail, renown, salute; chant, cheer, eulogize, rhapsodize; cite; flatter; crack up, recommend, toutNear Antonyms of bless blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; criticize, reprove; admonish, chide, keelhaul, rebuke, reprimand, reproach; castigate, lambaste (or lambast)
3 to furnish freely or naturally with some power, quality, or attribute blessed with a knack for glib conversation Synonyms of bless endow, endue (or indue), favor, gift, investWords Related to bless equip, provide, supply; bestow (on or upon), clothe, confer (on), cover; accord, award, grant; empower, enable, enhance, enrich, heighten; bequeath, willNear Antonyms of bless dispossess, divest, strip; deplete, drain, exhaust; skimp, stint
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