Bless: . Transitive verb. 1. To grant someone special favour by wishing good fortune upon them. Example 1: in the bible Genesis 32 verse 26. Jacob wrestled with an angel and the angel said to him let me go because it is sunlight and Jacob replied I will not let you go unless you bless me. 2. A religious practice used. To make something holy. 3. To approve of something. Example: after seeing how much Tony loved his daughter, he was more than happy to bless the wedding. 4. To pray for protection. Example: I knelt down and prayed that God would bless the travelling mercies on my journey.