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1. sire

verb. ['ˈsaɪɝ'] make children.

Synonyms

  • beget
  • bring forth
  • make
  • father
  • generate
  • create
  • get
  • mother

Antonyms

  • break
  • unmake
  • stay
  • child

Etymology

  • sire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • senior (Latin)

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Rhymes with Sire

  • transpire
  • yzaguirre
  • mcbryar
  • dubilier
  • conspire
  • supplier
  • require
  • misfire
  • mctier
  • enquire
  • doubtfire
  • ceasefire
  • cease-fire
  • squier
  • rewire
  • retire
  • odwyer
  • mcguyer
  • entire
  • acquire
  • trier
  • swier
  • styer
  • stier
  • steier
  • spier
  • speier
  • schwier
  • schryer
  • schrier

How do you pronounce sire?

Pronounce sire as saɪər.

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Sentences with sire


1. Noun, singular or mass
Keep in mind that it is a good idea to breed the original sire and dam more than once.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cryptorchidism is a genetic condition: Male dogs can pass the condition to male puppies that they sire.

3. Verb, base form
It also allows deceased dogs with excellent personalities and breed characteristics to sire additional generations after their passing.

4. Predeterminer
Place the basket over the boiling water, making sire the water does not touch the scallops.

Quotes about sire


1. Do you know, sire, I think that if we live to tell our grandchildren about this war, they will accuse us of making it up.' -Marielle
- Tamora Pierce, The Realms of the Gods

2. sire

noun. ['ˈsaɪɝ'] male parent of an animal especially a domestic animal such as a horse.

Antonyms

  • disassemble

Etymology

  • sire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • senior (Latin)

3. sire

noun. ['ˈsaɪɝ'] a title of address formerly used for a man of rank and authority.

Synonyms

  • nobleman
  • noble

Antonyms

  • noblewoman
  • stay in place
  • top out

Etymology

  • sire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • senior (Latin)

4. sire

noun. ['ˈsaɪɝ'] the founder of a family.

Synonyms

  • ascendent
  • patriarch
  • forefather
  • father
  • root
  • antecedent
  • ascendant

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • break even
  • lose
  • bottom out

Etymology

  • sire (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • senior (Latin)
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