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Definition 1: male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse - [noun denoting animal]

(sire is a kind of ...) an animal that produces gametes (spermatozoa) that can fertilize female gametes (ova)

Definition 2: the founder of a family - [noun denoting person]

Samples where sire or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • keep the faith of our forefathers

Synonyms for sire in the sense of this definition

(sire is a kind of ...) someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)

(... is a kind of sire ) any of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race

Definition 3: a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority - [noun denoting person]

(sire is a kind of ...) a titled peer of the realm

Definition 4: make (offspring) by reproduction - [verb of body]

Samples where sire or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Abraham begot Isaac
  • John fathered four daughters

Synonyms for sire in the sense of this definition

(sire is a kind of ...) make or cause to be or to become

"make a mess in one's office" "create a furor"

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