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globe

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noun \ ˈglōb \

Definition of globe

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

Examples of globe in a Sentence

  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.

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Origin and Etymology of globe

Middle French, from Latin globus

globe Synonyms

Synonyms
1ball, orb, sphere
Related Words
bead, globule; egg, ellipse, loop, oval, spheroid; circle, ring, rondure, round; chunk, clump, gob, hunk, lump, nugget, wad
Near Antonyms
block, cube, rectangle, square

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globe

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Definition of globe

globed; globing
transitive verb
archaic
:to form into a globe

First Known Use of globe

1641



GLOBE Defined for English Language Learners

globe

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Definition of globe for English Language Learners

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

  • the globe : the earth

  • : a round object


GLOBE Defined for Kids

globe

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noun \ ˈglōb \

Definition of globe for Students

1 :a round object :ball, sphere
2 :earth 1
3 :a round model of the earth used like a map

Medical Dictionary

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medical Definition of globe



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