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1. bench

noun. ['ˈbɛntʃ'] a long seat for more than one person.

Synonyms

  • window seat
  • penalty box
  • church bench
  • settle
  • park bench
  • flat bench
  • pew
  • seat
  • banquette
  • settee

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • ascend
  • float
  • rise

Etymology

  • benc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Bench

  • retrench
  • entrench
  • trench
  • stench
  • quench
  • french
  • drench
  • clench
  • wrench
  • tench
  • rentsch
  • rench
  • mench
  • lentsch
  • jentsch
  • hench

How do you pronounce bench?

Pronounce bench as bɛnʧ.

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Sentences with bench


1. Noun, singular or mass
Place a dumbbell on the ground by a flat bench.

2. Adjective
The cab was equipped with a bench seat to carry three passengers.

3. Verb, base form
Do barbell bench presses to target your pecs and triceps.

Quotes about bench


1. Making benches is no walk in the park. It takes one a lot of love to make a bench, and then it takes two to make love on that bench.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

2. In high school I barely made the rodeo team. But I wasn’t good enough to start, so I just rode the bench.
- Jarod Kintz, Great Listener Seeks Mute Women

3. I had just heard tales that the Valkyrie were large warriors, akin to Amazons.”“If you’re the sole survivor of an army attacked by us, are you going to say we had our asses handed to us by petite, nubile females, or by she-monsters who can bench Buicks?
- Kresley Cole, No Rest for the Wicked

2. bench

verb. ['ˈbɛntʃ'] take out of a game; of players.

Antonyms

  • wrap

Etymology

  • benc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. bench

noun. ['ˈbɛntʃ'] a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic.

Synonyms

  • work table
  • laboratory bench
  • work bench
  • worktable
  • lab bench

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • start
  • lie
  • stand

Etymology

  • benc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. bench

noun. ['ˈbɛntʃ'] persons who administer justice.

Synonyms

  • authorities
  • regime
  • organisation
  • judiciary
  • government
  • governing body
  • governance
  • administration
  • establishment
  • organization

Antonyms

  • finish
  • inactivity
  • offence
  • offense

Etymology

  • benc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bench

noun. ['ˈbɛntʃ'] a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below).

Synonyms

  • tableland
  • plateau

Antonyms

  • communicativeness
  • lowland
  • refrain

Etymology

  • benc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. Bench

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

Synonyms

  • judicature
  • tribunal
  • assembly

Antonyms

  • disassembly

7. bench

noun. ['ˈbɛntʃ'] (law) the seat for judges in a courtroom.

Synonyms

  • courtroom
  • court

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • destabilise
  • stay

Etymology

  • benc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bench

noun. ['ˈbɛntʃ'] the reserve players on a team.

Synonyms

  • substitute
  • reserve
  • subgroup
  • second-stringer
  • team

Antonyms

  • defence
  • natural
  • primary
  • improperness

Etymology

  • benc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bench

verb. ['ˈbɛntʃ'] exhibit on a bench.

Synonyms

  • expose
  • exhibit

Antonyms

  • close
  • keep quiet
  • underexpose

Etymology

  • benc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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