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

Derived forms: sired, sires, siring

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

Encyclopedia: Sire, Welega