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synonyms for sire

  • ancestor
  • begetter
  • creator
  • forefather
  • lord
  • parent
  • pater
  • procreator
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How to use sire in a sentence

One child between three and four was convulsed at the sight of his baby bib fastened round the neck of his bearded sire.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
It was he who deserved punishment—not the sufferer with his calamities imposed upon him by his erring sire.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Sire, blood drawn improves the complexion, so mine ought to be good this morning.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Infinitely better, sire; I feel quite joyous, and disposed for happiness and pleasure.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
I doubt it, sire, and I advise you to send away this libertine St. Luc, who is resolved not to amend.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Yes, to tell you that if you were not a coward, you would come to Grand Sire's Rock to-day with your gun loaded like mine.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
"Sire, the dauphiness begs to be allowed to go to rest without any state," said Lady Noailles.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Sire, the Duke of Berri has lived under your august roof with the innocence of the studious youth.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
Well, sire, will you start upon a frolic in the streets to-night, as you did in the days of your youth?
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Sire, Calvinism will save France by setting up a moral barrier between her and a nation which covets the empire of the world.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
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WORDS RELATED TO SIRE

  • afford
  • breed
  • bring
  • bring about
  • cause
  • effect
  • engender
  • father
  • generate
  • get
  • give rise to
  • multiply
  • occasion
  • procreate
  • produce
  • progenerate
  • propagate
  • reproduce
  • result in
  • sire
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