the bench

Definition of the bench

  1. 1 law :  the place where a judge sits in a court of law The lawyer asked if he could approach the bench.

  2. 2 :  a long seat where the members of a sports team wait during a game for a chance to play He spent most of his season on the bench. He plays better coming off the bench.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a long seat for two or more persons

    :  a thwart in a boat

    :  a seat on which the members of an athletic team await a turn or opportunity to play

  1. :  to furnish with benches

    :  to seat on a bench

    :  to remove from or keep out of a game

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