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sire

verb

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to become the father of
  • the champion racehorse went on to sire a long line of winners

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sire

noun

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1 a male human parent
  • his sire had been a renowned Wall Street lawyer

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2 a person who establishes a whole new field of endeavor
  • the revered sire of the impressionist movement in art

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The first known use of sire was in the 13th century

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“Sire.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sire. Accessed 25 Sep. 2022.

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