[n] a long seat for more than one person
[n] a strong worktable for a carpenter or mechanic
[n] persons who administer justice
[n] the reserve players on a team; "our team has a strong bench"
[n] the magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
[n] a level shelf of land interrupting a declivity (with steep slopes above and below)
[v] exhibit on a bench; of animals such as dogs at shows
[v] take out of a game; of players