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Verb: sire  sI(-u)r
  1. Make children
    "Abraham sired Isaac";
    - beget [archaic], get, engender [archaic], father, mother, generate, bring forth
Noun: sire  sI(-u)r
  1. A title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority
     
  2. The founder of a family
    "keep the faith of our sires";
    - forefather, father
     
  3. Male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse

Derived forms: sired, sires, siring

Type of: ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, ascendent, create, Lord, make, male, noble, nobleman, root

Encyclopedia: Sire, Greece