bless his soul

bless his soul
used for showing love or respect when you talk about someone who is dead
Thesaurus: death and general words relating to deathsynonym
Main entry: soul

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • bless her soul — bless his/her/soul God rest his her soul old fashioned phrase used for showing love or respect when you talk about someone who is dead …   Useful english dictionary

  • soul — W3S3 [səul US soul] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(somebody s spirit)¦ 2¦(person)¦ 3¦(music)¦ 4¦(sense of beauty)¦ 5¦(special quality)¦ 6 be the soul of discretion 7 be good for the soul 8 God rest his/her soul 9¦(people in a place)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • soul — [ soul ] noun *** ▸ 1 mind/spirit of person ▸ 2 person ▸ 3 strong feeling/emotion ▸ 4 something s special qualities ▸ 5 soul music ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count the part of a person that is capable of thinking and feeling a ) the spiritual part of a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Bless — Bless, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blessed}or {Blest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blessing}.] [OE. blessien, bletsen, AS. bletsian, bledsian, bloedsian, fr. bl?d blood; prob. originally to consecrate by sprinkling with blood. See {Blood}.] 1. To make or pronounce …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bless me — Bless Bless, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blessed}or {Blest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blessing}.] [OE. blessien, bletsen, AS. bletsian, bledsian, bloedsian, fr. bl?d blood; prob. originally to consecrate by sprinkling with blood. See {Blood}.] 1. To make or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bless us — Bless Bless, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blessed}or {Blest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Blessing}.] [OE. blessien, bletsen, AS. bletsian, bledsian, bloedsian, fr. bl?d blood; prob. originally to consecrate by sprinkling with blood. See {Blood}.] 1. To make or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bless — [ bles ] (past tense and past participle blessed or blest [ blest ] ) verb transitive * 1. ) to say a prayer asking God to help and protect someone or something: a ceremony to bless the harvest a ) if God blesses someone or something, he helps… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • soul */*/*/ — UK [səʊl] / US [soʊl] noun Word forms soul : singular soul plural souls 1) a) [countable] the part of a person that is capable of thinking and feeling b) the spiritual part of a person that most religions believe continues to exist after their… …   English dictionary

  • soul — noun 1 SPIRIT (C) the spiritual part of a person that is believed to continue to exist after they die: A prayer was said for the souls of those who had died in the accident. 2 INNER CHARACTER (singular) the part of a person that contains their… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bless — I UK [bles] / US verb [transitive] Word forms bless : present tense I/you/we/they bless he/she/it blesses present participle blessing past tense blessed or blest UK [blest] / US past participle blessed or blest * 1) a) to say a prayer asking God… …   English dictionary

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