noun \ˈglōb\

: an object that is shaped like a large ball with a map of the world on it

the globe : the earth

: a round object

Full Definition of GLOBE

:  something spherical or rounded: as
a :  a spherical representation of the earth, a celestial body, or the heavens
b :  earth 4
c :  orb 5

Examples of GLOBE

  1. She has a globe in her office.
  2. His fame has spread around the globe.
  3. The tree was decorated with colorful glass globes.

Origin of GLOBE

Middle French, from Latin globus
First Known Use: 15th century

Related to GLOBE

Rhymes with GLOBE



Definition of GLOBE

transitive verb
:  to form into a globe

First Known Use of GLOBE



noun \ˈglōb\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLOBE

:  eyeball


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