sire  

  • Pronunciation of sire: S AY1 ER0 (saɪər)

  • Number of syllables of sire: 2

  • Pronunciation Video of sire

  • Definition of sire

    • (n): male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse  
    • (n): the founder of a family; "keep the faith of our forefathers"  
    • (n): a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority  
    • (v): make children; "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don''t recognize them"  
  • Examples of sire

    • The horse's sire line tracing to the foundation sire Maestoso.  
    • Sire of an American racing superstar.  
    • Determine proved to be a good sire.  
    • His legacy as a sire is outstanding.  
    • A sire of international influence.  
    • It should simply be the male donkey is the sire and the horse is the dam.  
    • He was also an outstanding broodmare sire.  
    • At the conclusion of the duet Hamlet enters and addresses Claudius as Sire.  
    • Scarlett's sire and dam are unknown.  
    • He was not successful as a sire.  

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