What is another word for bench?

3310 synonyms found

Pronunciation:

[ bˈɛnt͡ʃ], [ bˈɛnt‍ʃ], [ b_ˈɛ_n_tʃ]

Bench is a commonly used word that refers to a long seat for several people. However, there are several synonyms that can be used instead of bench. Some of the synonyms of bench include pew, settee, sofa, stool, and ottoman. A pew is a long bench often found in churches and used for seating the congregation. A settee is a long upholstered seat for more than one person. A sofa is another type of long seat, but usually with armrests and backrests. A stool is a low seat that is usually without a back or armrests. An ottoman is also a low seat but often used as a footrest or stool. All of these words can be used instead of bench depending on the context.

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Usage examples for Bench

Presently came the crash of a breaking bench.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
Jamie put his bench to one side and sought work at anything he could get to do.
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
There's Scanlan sitting on a bench before the door.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever

Famous quotes with Bench

  • My goal was to develop into an independent research scientist studying clinical problems at the laboratory bench, but I felt that postgraduate residency training in internal medicine was necessary.
    Peter Agre
  • The hard necessity of bringing the judge on the bench down into the dock has been the peculiar responsibility of the writer in all ages of man.
    Nelson Algren
  • It's so worth-while being a judge, because, if I make good, I can help prove that a woman's place is as much on the bench, in City Council, or in Congress, as in the home.
    Florence E. Allen
  • When you come in to court as a plaintiff or as a defendant, it is terribly important that you look up at the bench and feel that that person represents you and will understand you, that that person is reflective of our community and of our society.
    Michael Bloomberg
  • A throne is only a bench covered with velvet.
    Napoleon Bonaparte

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