HyperDic: bench

English > 9 senses of the word bench / Bench:
NOUNartifactbencha long seat for more than one person
objectbench, terracea level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
groupbench, judiciarypersons who administer justice
artifactbench, workbench, work bencha strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic / mechanic
groupBenchthe magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
groupbenchthe reserve players on a team
artifactbench(law) the seat for judges in a courtroom
VERBsocialbenchtake out of a game / game / game
perceptionbenchexhibit on a bench
bench / Bench > pronunciation
Soundsbeh'nch
Rhymesclench ... wrench: 12 rhymes with ehnch...
English > bench: 9 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA long seat for more than one person.
NarrowerbanquetteAn upholstered bench
flat benchA bench on which a weightlifter lies to do exercises
park benchA bench in a public park
penalty box(ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties
pew, church benchlong bench with backs
prie-dieuLow bench for kneeling on
settle, setteeA long wooden bench with a back
window seatA bench or similar seat built into a window recess
Broaderseatfurniture that is designed for sitting on
Spanishbanco, banquillo
Catalanbanc
English > bench: 9 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningA level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below).
Synonymterrace
Broadertableland, plateauA relatively flat highland
Spanishbancal, banco, terraza
Catalanbancal, feixa, terrassa
English > bench: 9 senses > noun 3, group
Meaningpersons who administer justice.
Synonymjudiciary
Member ofgovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
Broaderadministration, governance, governing body, establishment, brass, organization, organisationThe persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something
Spanishjudicatura
English > bench: 9 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic / mechanic.
Synonymsworkbench, work bench
Narrowerlab bench, laboratory benchA workbench in a laboratory
Broaderworktable, work tableA table designed for a particular task
Spanishbanco de carpintero, banco de trabajo, mesa de trabajo, obrador
Catalanbanc de treball, taulell
English > Bench: 9 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningThe magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively.
Part ofcourt, tribunal, judicatureAn assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
BroaderassemblyA group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
English > bench: 9 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningThe reserve players on a team.
Example"our team has a strong bench"
Memberssubstitute, reserve, second-stringerAn athlete who plays only when a starter on the team is replaced
Part ofteam, squadA cooperative unit (especially in sports)
BroadersubgroupA distinct and often subordinate group within a group
Spanishbanquillo
Catalanbanqueta
Verbsbenchtake out of a game / game / game
English > bench: 9 senses > noun 7, artifact
Meaning(law) the seat for judges in a courtroom.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Part ofcourt, courtroomA room in which a lawcourt sits
Broaderseatfurniture that is designed for sitting on
Spanishtribunal
Catalanbanqueta
English > bench: 9 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningtake out of a game / game / game; of players.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
BroaderremoveRemove from a position or an office
Nounsbenchthe reserve players on a team
English > bench: 9 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningExhibit on a bench.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"bench the poodles at the dog show"
Broaderexpose, exhibit, displayTo show, make visible or apparent

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