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Synonyms for bench

Synonyms for bench

a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)

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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

(law) the seat for judges in a courtroom

take out of a game

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exhibit on a bench

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King, judges, spectators, all turned their eyes to the bench where the four friends were seated.
Soapy left his bench and strolled out of the square and across the level sea of asphalt, where Broadway and Fifth Avenue flow together.
Among the other forlorn wanderers in the Parks, there appeared latterly a trim little figure in black (with the face protected from notice behind a crape veil), which was beginning to be familiar, day after day, to nursemaids and children, and to rouse curiosity among harmless solitaries meditating on benches, and idle vagabonds strolling over the grass.
Suddenly, a little goat jumped in three bounds to the bench, and smelt at Stephanie, who waked at the sound.
The usual forms were observed, when the foreman handed up to the bench two bills, on both of which the Judge observed, at the first glance of his eye, the name of Nathaniel Bumppo.
In the morning, he was up betimes, and went straight to his bench and to work.
He unbuttoned his coat and sat down on a bench in the porch.
They all bent over the bench on which the Patchwork Girl reclined.
The party was divided and disposed of on two contiguous benches: Anne was among those on the foremost, and Mr Elliot had manoeuvred so well, with the assistance of his friend Colonel Wallis, as to have a seat by her.
"Oh"--she murmured again, on a different note, as he stood looking down at her; and without rising she made a place for him on the bench.
No harder than your heart, nor colder is the hard, cold ersite of this thrice happy bench which supports your divine and fadeless form!
As they came forth into the courtyard they descried an old man basking in the sun, upon a bench. The sight of them nearly caused the old fellow to die of fright, for to see fifty armed men issue from the untenanted halls was well reckoned to blanch even a braver cheek.
A JUDGE who had for years looked in vain for an opportunity for infamous distinction, but whom no litigant thought worth bribing, sat one day upon the Bench, lamenting his hard lot, and threatening to put an end to his life if business did not improve.
It was there I first saw him, sitting on a low bench by the door, his plush cap in his hands, his bare feet tucked apologetically under the seat.
Ma'ame Pelagie had sunk upon the bench where she and her sister so often came to sit.