What does global mean?

Definitions for global
ˈgloʊ bəlglob·al

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word global.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. global, planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide(adj)

    involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

    "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance"

  2. ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical(adj)

    having the shape of a sphere or ball

    "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey


  1. global(adj.)

    (Computers) Accessible and effective throughout an entire computer program, rather than in only one subroutine; -- used of variables; as, global variable. Opposite of local.


  1. global(Noun)

    A globally scoped identifier.

  2. global(Adjective)

    spherical, ball-shaped

    In the center was a small, global mass....

  3. global(Adjective)

    of or relating to a globe or sphere

  4. global(Adjective)

    Concerning all parts of the world.

    Pollution is a global problem.

  5. global(Adjective)

    of a variable, accessible by all parts of a program

    Global variables keep support engineers employed.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'global' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2773

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'global' in Adjectives Frequency: #376


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of global in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of global in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of global in a Sentence

  1. Aaron Bruce:

    I keep it global

  2. Aaron Bruce:

    I keep it global.

  3. Andrew Gilman:

    You can be a global brand.

  4. David Rothbard:

    Global warming is a global heist.

  5. Priya Misra:

    It's all a global growth fear trade.

Images & Illustrations of global

  1. globalglobalglobal

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Translations for global

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • عالميArabic
  • mundial, globular, globalCatalan, Valencian
  • kulovitýCzech
  • kugleformet, sfærisk, global, kuglerundDanish
  • globalGerman
  • παγκόσμιος, παγκόσμιαGreek
  • sfera, tutmonda, sferformaEsperanto
  • globalSpanish
  • ülemaailmne, globaalneEstonian
  • سراسری, جهانی, کرویPersian
  • pallomainen, globaali, maailmanlaajuinen, maailman, pallo, pyöreäFinnish
  • mondiale, mondial, global, globulaireFrench
  • domhandaIrish
  • domhantaScottish Gaelic
  • globálisHungarian
  • globalIndonesian
  • גלוֹבָּלִיHebrew
  • グローバル, 万国, 世界的Japanese
  • មូល, នៃសាកលKhmer
  • universalis, universale, mundanus, totīus mundi, globalLatin
  • bolvormig, bolrond, sferischDutch
  • globalny, kulisty, sferycznyPolish
  • esférico, global, esferal, globular, mundialPortuguese
  • всемирный, глобальный, сферическийRussian
  • klotformad, världsomspännande, globulär, -omfattande, världsomfattande, sfärisk, klot-, global, klotformig, allmänSwedish
  • küreselTurkish

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