Definition of Sire

1. Noun. A title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority.

Generic synonyms: Lord, Noble, Nobleman



2. Verb. Make children. "Men often father children but don't recognize them"
Exact synonyms: Beget, Bring Forth, Engender, Father, Generate, Get, Mother
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Derivative terms: Begetter, Father, Generation, Generation, Generation, Generative, Mother

3. Noun. The founder of a family. "Keep the faith of our forefathers"
Exact synonyms: Father, Forefather
Generic synonyms: Ancestor, Antecedent, Ascendant, Ascendent, Root
Specialized synonyms: Patriarch

4. Noun. Male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse.
Generic synonyms: Male

Definition of Sire

1. n. A lord, master, or other person in authority. See Sir.

2. v. t. To beget; to procreate; -- used of beasts, and especially of stallions.

Definition of Sire

1. Noun. A lord, master, or other person in authority, most commonly used vocatively. ¹

2. Noun. A male animal, especially a horse or dog. In particular, one which is already, or has already been, a father. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) Of a male: to procreate; to father, beget. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sire

1. to beget [v SIRED, SIRING, SIRES] - See also: beget

Medical Definition of Sire

1. 1. A lord, master, or other person in authority. See Sir. "Pain and distress, sickness and ire, And melancholy that angry sire, Be of her palace senators." (Rom. Of R) 2. A tittle of respect formerly used in speaking to elders and superiors, but now only in addressing a sovereign. 3. A father; the head of a family; the husband. "Jankin thet was our sire [i.e, husband]" (Chaucer) "And raise his issue, like a loving sire." (Shak) 4. A creator; a maker; an author; an originator. "[He] was the sire of an immortal strain." (Shelley) 5. The male parent of a beast; applied especially to horses; as, the horse had a good sire. Sire is often used in composition; as in grandsire, grandfather; great-grandsire, great-grandfather. Origin: F. Sire, originally, an older person. See Sir. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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