(noun, adjective)


1. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

- global war

- global monetary policy

Similar word(s): international, planetary, world, worldwide

2. having the shape of a sphere or ball

Similar word(s): circular, round, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical

Sentences with global as an adjective:

- In the center was a small, global mass.

- Pollution is a global problem.

- Global variables keep support engineers employed.


1. (computing) A globally scoped identifier.