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See definition of benching on Dictionary.com
  • as indegrade
  • as indemote
  • as indowngrade

synonyms for benching

  • cheapen
  • corrupt
  • debase
  • degenerate
  • demean
  • deteriorate
  • diminish
  • discredit
  • disgrace
  • downgrade
  • impair
  • lessen
  • reduce
  • vitiate
  • weaken
  • abase
  • belittle
  • bench
  • break
  • bump
  • bust
  • canker
  • debauch
  • decry
  • demote
  • depose
  • deprave
  • derogate
  • detract
  • disbar
  • dishonor
  • disparage
  • humble
  • injure
  • lower
  • pan
  • pervert
  • sink
  • slam
  • bemean
  • cast down
  • cut down to size
  • declass
  • mudsling
  • put down
  • rule out
  • run down
  • shoot down
  • take down
  • take down a peg
  • tear down

antonyms for benching

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • assist
  • develop
  • enhance
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • extend
  • grow
  • help
  • honor
  • improve
  • increase
  • praise
  • purify
  • raise
  • strengthen
  • upgrade
  • build up
  • compliment
  • exalt
  • fix
  • flatter
  • laud
  • mend
  • promote
  • rise
  • admire
  • approve
  • elevate
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How to use benching in a sentence

To get into the starting position, consider moving your weights to a bench first and then lifting them into position rather than lifting them directly from the floor.
STRENGTH TRAINING FOR LOWER-BACK PAINLAUREN BEDOSKYNOVEMBER 18, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Tiana Mangakahia watches a November 2019 Syracuse game from the bench next to teammate Taleah Washington.
AFTER BEATING CANCER, THIS SYRACUSE POINT GUARD IS COMING FOR THE RECORD BOOKSHOWARD MEGDALNOVEMBER 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Unlike his first two games this season, when he came off the bench after taking limited reps in practice, Smith will get all the practice reps with Washington’s first-team offense this week.
SO MUCH HAS CHANGED SINCE ALEX SMITH LAST STARTED FOR WASHINGTON. THE OFFENSE MIGHT, TOO.NICKI JHABVALANOVEMBER 12, 2020WASHINGTON POST
If you see vendors hustling between tables and mostly Moroccans filling the benches, you’ll know you’re in the right spot.
FIVE MUST-TRY DISHES IN CASABLANCA, MOROCCOAMANDA PONZIO-MOUTTAKINOVEMBER 11, 2020EATER
The raised platform also gives you a bench to sit on when you’re changing, unpacking, or taking off shoes.
A CAMP COT IS THE KEY TO SLEEPING WELL IN THE WOODSGRAHAM AVERILLNOVEMBER 9, 2020OUTSIDE ONLINE
Washington Football Team quarterback Alex Smith was cruising late in the first half Sunday afternoon, in control of the offense he had again left the bench to lead.
HOW WASHINGTON’S PASSING OFFENSE CLICKED AGAINST THE GIANTS — AND WHAT IT MEANS GOING FORWARDSAM FORTIERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
During eight weeks of preparation for the 2019 NFL draft, they would start the weekend by loading plates on bars for high-volume sets of bench presses.
SEAHAWKS STAR DK METCALF IS IMPOSSIBLE TO MISS. SO HOW DID THE NFL MISS ON HIM?ADAM KILGORENOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Today, with Justice Barrett joining the bench, this progress is under threat.
PAPPAS REBUKES SCOTUS JUSTICES FOR DECLARING WAR ON SAME-SEX MARRIAGECHRIS JOHNSONOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
For the next seven, Martinez was a bench coach for manager Joe Maddon, sharing a dugout and clubhouse with Hickey.
DAVE MARTINEZ’S NEW CONTRACT GAVE HIM THE FREEDOM TO RESHAPE HIS COACHING STAFF. HE USED IT.JESSE DOUGHERTYOCTOBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
He has named scores of judges hostile to LGBTQ equality to the federal bench, jeopardizing our community’s gains for years to come.
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