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1 bench /ˈbɛntʃ/ noun
plural benches
1 bench
/ˈbɛntʃ/
noun
plural benches
Learner's definition of BENCH
[count] : a long and usually hard seat for two or more people
the bench law
: the place where a judge sits in a court of law
: the position or rank of a judge
[count] : a long table for holding tools and work
sports
the bench : a long seat where the members of a sports team wait for a chance to play
[count] chiefly US : the players on a team who do not usually play at the start of a game : the reserve players on a team usually singular
often used before another noun
2 bench /ˈbɛntʃ/ verb
benches; benched; benching
2 bench
/ˈbɛntʃ/
verb
benches; benched; benching
Learner's definition of BENCH
[+ object] US, sports
: to not allow (a player) to play in a game : to put (a player) on the bench
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