bench bench  /ˈbɛntʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) persons who administer justice
  2. (n) a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic
  3. (n) the magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
  4. (n) the reserve players on a team
  5. (n) (law) the seat for judges in a courtroom
  6. (v) take out of a game; of players
  7. (v) exhibit on a bench
  8. (n) a long seat for more than one person
  9. (n) a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. These days the bench is mostly empty.
  2. With the game heading into overtime, Yi came off the bench to score 13 points in five minutes to seal the victoryand secure Guangdong's place atop the standings.
  3. And if they play the World Series for 100 more, Don Larsen may still be the only man to take on 27 batters from a league champion and send 'em all back to the bench.

News

  1. 'Bench Mobb' rules in Mississippi State's dugout

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- There's never a dull moment in the Mississippi State dugout thanks to a group of players who call themselves the ''Bench Mobb.''
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Bench Mobb latest embodiment of Bulldogs’ mojo

    A big part of this run has been the self-named Bench Mobb, which is responsible for the unbuttoned shirts and other assorted goofiness.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal

  3. 5 MLB Bench Players Who Would Excel on Other Teams

    Being a bench player in the major leagues is a difficult job. One has to be prepared at any time to come off the bench and contribute in a key situation in a short amount of time. Some successful bench players have also been able to transition to the next stage in their careers and contribute to their team's cause on a daily basis as a starter. These five major league players are currently not ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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Quotes

  1. "I spoke to him after training yesterday evening and he said he preferred to be on the bench," Eriksson said. "He said 'Boss, if you need me, I am there.' I hoped we would not need him, but we wanted to win the game so we did what we did. We...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Sven-Goran Eriksson Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We had a conversation at the end (of the game) on the bench and a little bit in the locker room just now and we take complete responsibility," he said. "We just put us in such a hole early. It affects our bench. We didn't give them any great...
    on Jun 15, 2010 By: Ray Allen Source: The Canadian Press

  3. A beaming prime minister in his inaugural address said "today is a very special occasion for our country ... (for) this airport terminal establishes new global bench marks: and it also exemplifies our country's resolve to bridge and bridge fast the...
    on Jul 4, 2010 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Earthtimes

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