American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To excrete urine.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To discharge urine; micturate; make water.
- v. medicine To pass urine from the body.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To discharge urine; to make water.
- v. pass after the manner of urine
- v. eliminate urine
- urine + -ate; from Medieval Latin urino, from Classical Latin ūrīna ("urine"). More at urea. (Wiktionary)
- Medieval Latin ūrīnāre, ūrīnāt-, from Latin ūrīna, urine; see urine. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Still others claim the Afghan media did not hype the story and that, in most cases, reported that the video depicted U.S. troops being disrespectful to Afghan corpses but avoided using the word "urinate," which is considered a shameful term in the local language.”
“In Franklin’s family they used the word urinate but he didn’t mind the vulgarity now.”
“Women may frequently experience strong and sudden urges to urinate, which is usually followed by an involuntary loss of urine, along with the possibility of the loss of urine with coughing or laughing.”
“In Monday's pictures, Atlanta faces a major cold snap, feminists "urinate" on police officers in Kiev, Santas deliver gifts in Seoul and more.”
“Note 63: Bracketed words show where Irving Janis used the words "urinate" and "erection" but commented, "Obviously a less formal term occurs in actual conversation." back”
“Ukraine feminists 'urinate' in protest DOZENS of Ukrainian feminists staged an unusual protest against the country's all-male cabinet, pretending to urinate to show the government had turned into nothing more than a men's room.”
“He's a douche for sure ... but "urinate" probably would be more appropriate for a non-bush presidential candidate.”
“For example, "Hebrew-Aramaic words for bathroom functions in Jewish languages are typically quite euphemistic. mashtin zayn 'urinate', nekovim gedoylim and nekovim ketanim 'big holes and 'little holes', geyn af gedoylim and geyn af ketanim "to defecate' and 'to urinate' are indirect and learned ways to avoid saying kakn or shaysn and pishn.”
“The next time you have to urinate, stop your flow midstream.”
“In the last few weeks, as I had to help lift her up to go outside so she could urinate, I tried to tell myself -- as so many others were telling me -- that when the time came, I would be relieved.”
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