The definition of a sire is a term for figure of authority, or a father of a four-legged animal.(noun)
An example of a sire is a king.
To sire is to impregnate a female animal.(verb)
An example of sire is for a blue-ribbon horse to be the father of a baby horse.
See sire in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OFr, a master < L senior: see senior
See sire in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *seior
Origin: , from Latin senior, older
Origin: , comparative of senex, old; see sen- in Indo-European roots.
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