Sire - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the founder of a family (syn: father, forefather)
- male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse
...his sire had been a renowned Wall Street lawyer...
...the revered sire of the impressionist movement in art...
The people await you, sire.
Sam sired eight children.
a stallion that has sired several race winners
He married three women and sired 15 children.
...the champion racehorse went on to sire a long line of winners...
nor silver-shedding tears could penetrate her uncompassionate sire
present participle: siring
past tense: sired
past participle: sired