Meaning of BENCH in English


Function: transitive verb

Date: 14th century

1 : to furnish with benches

2 a : to seat on a bench b (1) : to remove from or keep out of a game broadly : to remove from use or from a position (2) : to remove from the starting lineup

3 : to exhibit (dogs or cats) to the public on a bench

4 : to lift (a weight) in a bench press < bench 200 pounds>

intransitive verb : to form a bench by natural processes

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.