sire: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (sīr), [key]
— n., v., sired, sir•ing.
- the male parent of a quadruped.
- a respectful term of address, now used only to a male sovereign.
- a father or forefather.
- a person of importance or in a position of authority, as a lord.
- to beget; procreate as the father.
- sire (Thesaurus)