verb (used with object), globed, glob·ing.
verb (used without object), globed, glob·ing.
Origin of globe
Examples from the Web for globe
The wives have been traveling for years across the globe to bring attention to the case.Of Cuban Spies, a Baby, and a Filmmaker: The Strange Tale of the Cuban Five|Nina Strochlic|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Cricket is a sport enjoyed by hundreds of millions around the globe, mainly in former British colonies.
Pan Am was once an imperial power in its own right, girdling the globe.
Across the globe over the past few decades, women proven themselves as effective martyrs for a cause.
Atlanta, Georgia, USA Atlanta is quickly becoming one of the most promising LGBT HQs on the globe.
The remains of man, too, add to the earthy coating that covers the face of the globe.Man and Nature|George P. Marsh
With this thorough reflection is combined diffusion as thorough, the interior of the globe being shaped as ribs.Inventors at Work|George Iles
Additional information concerning this globe it has not been possible to obtain.Terrestrial and Celestial Globes Vol II|Edward Luther Stevenson
In the history of our globe the Carboniferous period succeeds to the Devonian.The World Before the Deluge|Louis Figuier
Such, then, appear to have been the opinions entertained before the Christian era, concerning the past revolutions of our globe.Principles of Geology|Charles Lyell
British Dictionary definitions for globe
Word Origin for globe
Word Origin and History for globe
mid-15c., "sphere," from Middle French globe (14c.) and directly from Latin globus "round mass, sphere, ball," also, of men, "a throng, crowd, body, mass," related to gleba "clod, soil, land" (see glebe). Sense of "planet earth," or a three-dimensional map of it first attested 1550s.