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bench

 
Noun bench has 6 senses
  1. bench - a long seat for more than one person
    --1 is a kind of
    seat
    --1 has particulars:
     banquette; flat bench; park bench; penalty box; pew, church bench; prie-dieu; settle, settee; window seat
  2. bench - the reserve players on a team; "our team has a strong bench"
    --2 is a kind of
    subgroup
    --2 is a part of team, squad
    --2 has members: substitute, reserve
    Derived form: verb bench1
  3. terrace, bench - a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
    --3 is a kind of tableland, plateau
  4. judiciary, bench - persons who administer justice
    --4 is a kind of administration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisation
    --4 is a member of government, authorities, regime
  5. workbench, work bench, bench - a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic
    --5 is a kind of worktable, work table
    --5 has particulars: lab bench, laboratory bench
  6. Bench - the magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
    --6 is a kind of
    assembly
    --6 is a part of court, tribunal, judicature
Verb bench has 2 senses
  1. bench - take out of a game; of players
    --1 is one way to
    remove
    Derived form: noun bench2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. bench - exhibit on a bench; "bench the poodles at the dog show"
    --2 is one way to
    expose, exhibit, display
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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