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niche

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of niche

  1. 1 a hollowed-out space in a wall <statues of various saints occupy the niches lining the abbey's many corridors> Synonyms alcove, nook, recess Related Words corner, cranny, cubbyhole; cubicle; dent, embrasure, indent, indentation, indenture; ambry, housing, shrine

  2. 2 a situation or activity for which a person or thing is best suited <after several false starts, she finally found her niche in the restaurant business> Synonyms groove, place, slot Related Words appointment, berth, billet, capacity, function, job, position, post; rank, standing, station, status; forte, long suit, métier (also metier), speciality, specialty, strong suit, thing

  3. 3 the place where a plant or animal is usually or naturally found <the platypus's niche is the waters of eastern Australia and Tasmania> Synonyms habitat, home, range, territoryRelated Words element, environment, environs, haunt, locality, milieu, neighborhood, setting, surroundings




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