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 sire sire

noun

  • male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse  ( sire )
    male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse
  • the founder of a family  ( sire, forefather, father )
    the founder of a family
     keep the faith of our forefathers
    keep the faith of our forefathers
  • a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority  ( sire )
    a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority
  • verb

  • () make (offspring) by reproduction  ( engender, get, mother, bring forth, generate, beget, father, sire )
    make (offspring) by reproduction
     Abraham begot Isaac
    Abraham begot Isaac
     John fathered four daughters
    John fathered four daughters