Definition of Niche in English :

Define Niche in English

Niche meaning in English

Meaning of Niche in English

Pronunciation of Niche in English

Niche pronunciation in English

Pronounce Niche in English


see synonyms of niche


1. niche

a position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it

Example Sentences:
'he found his niche in the academic world'

2. corner, niche, recess, recession

a small concavity

3. niche, recess

an enclosure that is set back or indented

4. ecological niche, niche

(ecology) the status of an organism within its environment and community (affecting its survival as a species)

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of niche
a recess in a wall, esp one that contains a statue
any similar recess, such as one in a rock face
a position particularly suitable for the person occupying it
he found his niche in politics
4. (modifier)
relating to or aimed at a small specialized group or market
5. ecology
the role of a plant or animal within its community and habitat, which determines its activities, relationships with other organisms, etc
6. (transitive)
to place (a statue) in a niche; ensconce (oneself)

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see synonyms of niche
a recess or hollow in a wall, as for a statue, bust, or vase
a place or position particularly suitable to the person or thing in it
any small, specialized business market
4.  Ecology
the particular role of an individual species or organism in its community and its environment, including its position in the food cycle and its behavior
the specific space occupied by an organism within its habitat
verb transitiveWord forms: niched or ˈniching
to place in or as in a niche

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of niche
1. A recess in a wall, as for holding a statue or urn.
2. A cranny, hollow, or crevice, as in rock.
a. A situation or activity specially suited to a person's interests, abilities, or nature: found her niche in life.
b. A special area of demand for a product or service: "One niche that is approaching mass-market proportions is held by regional magazines" (Brad Edmondson).
4. Ecology
a. The function or position of an organism or population within an ecological community.
b. The range of environmental conditions within which the members of a given species can survive and reproduce.
tr.v. niched, nich·ing, nich·es
To place in a niche.

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