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bench

noun

1 bench

A long seat for more than one person.

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Roget 696: council, committee, subcommittee, comitia [Lat.], court, chamber, cabinet, board, bench, staff.    senate, senatus [Lat.], parliament, ... show more

Roget 966: tribunal, court, board, bench, judicatory; court of justice, court of law, court of arbitration, administrative court; inquisition; guild.    justice seat; judgment seat, mercy seat; ... show more

Dutch: bank
Polish: ławka



2 bench

A level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below).

synonym: terrace.

Dutch: terras

3 bench

Persons who administer justice.

synonym: judiciary.

4 bench

A strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic.

synonyms: work bench, workbench.

Dutch: bank, werkbank, workmate
Polish: stół warsztatowy, warsztat

5 Bench

The magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively.

6 bench

The reserve players on a team.

Polish: rezerwa, ławka rezerwowych

7 bench

law The seat for judges in a courtroom.

Dutch: bank, zitbank

verb

1 bench

Take out of a game; of players.

2 bench

Exhibit on a bench.


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