• Siring Definition & Synonyms
- (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Sire
• Sir Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A title prefixed to the Christian name of a knight or a baronet.
- (n.) An English rendering of the LAtin Dominus, the academical title of a bachelor of arts; -- formerly colloquially, and sometimes contemptuously, applied to the clergy.
- (n.) A respectful title, used in addressing a man, without being prefixed to his name; -- used especially in speaking to elders or superiors; sometimes, also, used in the way of emphatic formality.
- (n.) A man of social authority and dignity; a lord; a master; a gentleman; -- in this sense usually spelled sire.
• Sire Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A tittle of respect formerly used in speaking to elders and superiors, but now only in addressing a sovereign.
- (n.) A lord, master, or other person in authority. See Sir.
- (v. t.) To beget; to procreate; -- used of beasts, and especially of stallions.
- (n.) A creator; a maker; an author; an originator.
- (n.) A father; the head of a family; the husband.
- (n.) The male parent of a beast; -- applied especially to horses; as, the horse had a good sire.