Associations to the word «Sire»

Wiktionary

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".

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