God bless someone - definition and synonyms

phrase spoken
  1. 1
    used for praying that God will protect someone and treat them well

    God bless this ship and all who sail in her.

  2. 2
    used for showing that you are grateful to someone for something

    My mother, God bless her, worked hard all her life.

  3. 3
    humorous used when you are talking in a friendly way about the silly or wrong things that someone does

    Dave, God bless him, can’t even boil an egg.

See also main entry: God