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Synonyms for sire
saɪərsire

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Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. sirenoun

    a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority

    Synonyms:
    father, forefather

  2. forefather, father, sirenoun

    the founder of a family

    "keep the faith of our forefathers"

    Synonyms:
    father, founding father, founder, forefather, beginner, don, begetter, male parent

  3. sireverb

    male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse

    Synonyms:
    father, forefather

  4. beget, get, engender, father, mother, sire, generate, bring forthverb

    make children

    "Abraham begot Isaac"; "Men often father children but don't recognize them"

    Synonyms:
    take, cause, make, mystify, experience, develop, draw, have, become, sustain, receive, scram, amaze, stimulate, drive, engender, go, fix, pay back, get under one's skin, stick, suffer, spawn, beat, return, set about, get down, incur, contract, bring forth, grow, dumbfound, fuss, start, arrest, fetch, give, bring, bewilder, mother, induce, buzz off, catch, let, obtain, beget, puzzle, flummox, get, generate, breed, capture, find, baffle, produce, start out, pose, vex, aim, perplex, stupefy, gravel, begin, render, father, commence, arrive, set out, convey, acquire, come, pay off, bugger off, overprotect, yield, nonplus

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. sirenoun

    Synonyms:
    [Poetical.] father

  2. sirenoun

    Synonyms:
    male parent (of a beast)

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "sire":

    sir, senor, crf, nobleman

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How to use sire in a sentence?

  1. Bhartrihari:

    Man is an actor who plays various parts: First comes a boy, then out a lover starts; His garb is changed for, lo! a beggar?s rags; Then he?s a merchant with full money-bags; Anon, an aged sire, wrinkled and lean; At last Death drops the curtain on the scene.*

  2. Felix Patton:

    Analysis of the DNA of the rhinos will also be used to clarify which of the males is the sire of those rhinos born at Ziwa (Rhino Sanctuary) to ensure that no male is so dominant that there will be genetic problems in the future.

  3. Felix Patton:

    Whenever a trader is arrested with rhino horn, the DNA can be extracted and matched to a rhino on the database, similar to the way fingerprints are, to provide further evidence of it being obtained illegally, analysis of the DNA of the rhinos will also be used to clarify which of the males is the sire of those rhinos born at Ziwa (Rhino Sanctuary) to ensure that no male is so dominant that there will be genetic problems in the future.

  4. John Greenleaf Whittier:

    O Time and change! -- with hair as gray as was my sire's that winter day, how strange it seems, with so much gone of life and love, to still live on!

  5. Sheldrick Wildlife Trust:

    The zonkey combines the sturdy body of its donkey sire and the striped legs of its zebra mother, which makes for a striking creature, while it should otherwise lead a normal life, zonkeys are mules, meaning that it will be unable to successfully breed once it reaches maturity.


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