Keywords: bless, blessing
As a Noun
1. The act of priest asking for God's favour and protection for people and things. English = blessing.
As a Verb or Adjective
1. Of a priest, to ask for God's favour and protection for people or things. English = bless.
1. Used alone just after someone has sneezed as a mild expression of concern. You hope that it does not mean they are very sick, or will get very sick. English = 'Bless you!', 'God bless you!'