globe

noun
\ ˈglōb How to pronounce globe (audio) \

Definition of globe

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: something spherical or rounded: such as
a : a spherical representation of the earth, a celestial body, or the heavens

globe

verb
globed; globing

Definition of globe (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

archaic
: to form into a globe

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Synonyms for globe

Synonyms: Noun

ball, orb, sphere

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Examples of globe in a Sentence

Noun

She has a globe in her office. His fame has spread around the globe. The tree was decorated with colorful glass globes.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

Since their wedding, Megan and Harry have championed the campaign by visiting Commonwealth forests around the globe, contributing to them each trip. Sara Rodrigues, House Beautiful, "Buckingham Palace Is In Bloom: How The Royals Are Celebrating Spring," 21 Mar. 2019 At the moment, 68.5 million people are displaced around the globe. Mattie Kahn, Glamour, "Let the Poet Warsan Shire Tell You About the "Bravest Girl in the World"," 8 Mar. 2019 Filmed around the globe and featuring an incredible, star studded cast, each episode will be a surprise gift to the audience. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Watch the First Full Trailer for The Romanoffs, Matthew Weiner's First Series Since Mad Men," 14 Aug. 2018 Meanwhile, across the globe, Kiwis are living their best lives in yet another destination renowned for its stunning natural beauty. Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "These Are the World's 10 Happiest Countries," 21 Mar. 2019 For more than 20 years, the beauty company has honored female scientists across the globe in fields including chemistry, physics, mathematics, and computer science during the annual L’Oréal-UNESCO International Award For Women in Science. Rachel Epstein, Marie Claire, "L'Oréal Honors Mathematician Ingrid Daubechies for Her Contributions to the STEM Field," 14 Mar. 2019 These CDNs eliminate choke points and deliver data quickly, providing uninterrupted video to your smart TV or to smartphones in far-flung corners of the globe. Popular Mechanics, "The Death of the Internet," 7 Feb. 2019 Extreme cold spells in parts of the globe do not signal a retreat. Eric Tucker, The Seattle Times, "AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s untruths on Russia probe, wall, jobs," 6 Feb. 2019 Today, Valentino’s Pierpaolo Piccioli is kicking off a marathon of big-ticket Pre-Fall shows, most of which aren’t even happening on this side of the globe. Emily Farra, Vogue, "Valentino Is Staging Its First-Ever Men’s and Women’s Pre-Fall Show Today in Tokyo—Watch It Live Here," 27 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of globe

Noun

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1641, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for globe

Noun

Middle French, from Latin globus

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globe

noun

English Language Learners Definition of globe

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

globe

noun
\ ˈglōb How to pronounce globe (audio) \

Kids Definition of globe

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

globe

noun
\ ˈglōb How to pronounce globe (audio) \

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