Associations to the word «Sire»


SIRE, noun. A lord, master, or other person in authority, most commonly used vocatively: formerly in speaking to elders and superiors, later only when addressing a sovereign.
SIRE, noun. A male animal; a stud, especially a horse or dog, that has fathered another.
SIRE, noun. (obsolete) A father; the head of a family; the husband.
SIRE, noun. (obsolete) A creator; a maker; an author; an originator.
SIRE, verb. (transitive) (of a male) to procreate; to father, beget, impregnate.

Dictionary definition

SIRE, noun. A title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority.
SIRE, noun. The founder of a family; "keep the faith of our forefathers".
SIRE, noun. Male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse.
SIRE, verb. Make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.