"benches" in the noun sense
a long seat for more than one person
2. terrace, bench
a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
3. judiciary, bench
persons who administer justice
4. workbench, work bench, bench
a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic
the magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
the reserve players on a team
"our team has a strong bench"
law) the seat for judges in a courtroom
"benches" in the verb sense
take out of a game of players
exhibit on a bench
"bench the poodles at the dog show"
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