Synonyms and Antonyms of bench
1 a public official having authority to decide questions of law appealed to the bench for leniency Synonyms of bench adjudicator, beak [chiefly British], judge, court, jurist, justice, magistrateWords Related to bench chief justice, circuit judge, justice of the peace, squire; auditor, master; jurisconsult, jurisprudent
2 an assembly of persons for the administration of justice a ruling from the bench is expected any day now Synonyms of bench bar, court, forum, tribunalWords Related to bench criminal court, judicatory, judicature, judiciary; high court, supreme court; court-martial, drumhead court-martial; inquisition, kangaroo court
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