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Definition of "global" []

  • Having the shape of a globe; spherical. (adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or involving the entire earth; worldwide: global war; global monetary policies. (adjective)
  • Comprehensive; total: "a . . . global, generalized sense of loss” ( Maggie Scarf). (adjective)
  • Computer Science Of or relating to an entire program, document, or file. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "global" in a sentence
  • "I applaud the organizers of SoP IV in taking a brave and bold step in making a bigger and more global conference remember the tagline -- building the _global_ metaverse?"
  • "The keyword of * global warming* is the * global*!"
  • "And it remains so today, even though the Obama administration has long avoided the term "global war on terror"."