- A long seat, for example, in the park.
- They sat on a park and tossed bread crumbs to the ducks and pigeons.
- In law, the people who decide on the verdict; the judiciary.
- They are awaiting a decision on the motion from the .
- (context, law, figurative) The place where the judges sit.
- She sat on the for 30 years before she retired.
verb (bench, es)
- The place where players of a sport sit when not playing.
- He spent the first three games on the , watching.
- A place where assembly or hand work is performed; a workbench.
- She placed the workpiece on the , inspected it closely, and opened the cover.''
- (weightlifting) A horizontal padded surface, usually with a weight rack, used for support during exercise.
- (context, transitive, sports) To sideline; to remove a player from play.
Etymology: benc, benÄ.
- They benched him for the rest of the game because they thought he was injured.
- (context, transitive, weightlifting) To lift by bench pressing
- I heard he can 150 pounds.
- (slang) To push the victim back on the person behind them who is on their hands and knees and end up falling over
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