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Definition of bench verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

bench

 verb
verb
NAmE//bɛntʃ//
 
bench somebodyVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bench he / she / it benches past simple benched -ing form benching
 
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to withdraw a player from a game, or to not allow them to play The quarterback was benched for the first time in his career.