verb /ˈjɚ.ɪn.et,ˈjʊər.əˌneɪt/
To pass urine from the body.

1877 See that the bladder is emptied just before he goes to bed. Wake him once or twice during the night, and have him urinate. Use all possible means to remove the cause of irritation by giving him plenty of out-of-door exercise and a very simple, though nutritious, diet. — John Harvey Kellogg, [ Plain facts for Old and Young ....]

Syn: micturate, piss, take a leak, tinkle, do a number one, go, go number one, have a pee, have a wee, make water, pee, piddle, relieve oneself, take a pee, take a wee, wee, go see a man about a horse, drain the lizard, drain the main vein, have a leak, have a piss, have a slash, point Percy at the porcelain, see a man about a horse, see a man about the plumbing, shake hands with the unemployed, slash, splash ones boots, Syphon the python, take a piss, take a wicked yes, take a whizz, take care of business, whizz
See Also: urine, urinal, urination

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  • urinate — (v.) 1590s, from M.L. urinatus, pp. of urinare, from urina (see URINE (Cf. urine)). Related: Urinated; urinating …   Etymology dictionary

  • urinate — ► VERB ▪ discharge urine. DERIVATIVES urination noun. ORIGIN Latin urinare …   English terms dictionary

  • urinate — [yoor′ə nāt΄] vi. urinated, urinating [< ML urinatus, pp. of urinare] to discharge urine from the body; micturate vt. to discharge as or with the urine urination n. urinative adj …   English World dictionary

  • urinate —   Mimi.   Also: mī, pīpī, hanawai; kama, kamahānau (rare).     To urinate repeatedly, mimi helele i, mimi hono.     To urinate painfully, mimi eha.     Desire to urinate, pu u mimi, pu amimi.     Inability to urinate, mimi pa a.     Urinating… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • urinate — UK [ˈjʊərɪneɪt] / US [ˈjʊrɪˌneɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms urinate : present tense I/you/we/they urinate he/she/it urinates present participle urinating past tense urinated past participle urinated biology to get rid of urine from your body …   English dictionary

  • urinate — verb discharge urine from the body. Derivatives urination noun Origin C16: from med. L. urinat , urinare urinate …   English new terms dictionary

  • urinate — intransitive verb ( nated; nating) Date: 1599 to discharge urine ; micturate • urination noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • urinate — urination, n. urinative, adj. /yoor euh nayt /, v.i., urinated, urinating. to pass or discharge urine. [1590 1600; < ML urinatus, ptp. of urinare, equiv. to L urin(a) URINE + atus ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • urinate — To pass urine. SYN: micturate. * * * uri·nate yu̇r ə .nāt vi, nat·ed; nat·ing to discharge urine: MICTURATE * * * uri·nate (uґrĭ nāt) to discharge urine …   Medical dictionary

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