Meaning of “sire” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “sire” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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sirenoun [ C ]

us /sɑɪər/

sire noun [ C ] (MALE PARENT)

the male parent of an animal with four feet

sire noun [ C ] (KING)

old use used as a form of address to a king

sireverb [ T ]

us /sɑɪər/

sire verb [ T ] (BE MALE PARENT)

to be the male parent of an animal:

The large bay colt was sired by Pleasant Colony.

(Definition of “sire” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)