- a father or forefather.
- a person of importance or in a position of authority, as a lord.
verb (used with object), sired, sir·ing.
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Origin of sire
OTHER WORDS FROM siresireless, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for sire
The ability to freeze bull semen contributed to an intensification of reproduction, making it possible to get thousands rather than dozens of calves from each sire.The secret weapon for distributing a potential covid-19 vaccine|Joanna Radin|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
Laffer has sired a prodigious number of children, six of them.
And yes, he lied one more time after being caught by a tabloid photographer with said woman and the child he sired.
That great being who sired our glorious country, is yet to come again.The Corner House Girls in a Play|Grace Brooks Hill
She was sired by the favorite racer of the Marquis de Lafayette, and has been damned by everybody attempting to drive her.The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1|Robert H. Newell
Now no one who loves Belloc can paddle in Rabelais without seeing that he, too, was sired from Chinon.Shandygaff|Christopher Morley
Yet the same old New England stock that sired their ancestors produced my father's fathers.
Wombwell Rattler, a rattling good one with a softish coat who sired Mr. Offerman's well known crack Ch.The Airedale|Williams Haynes