[ mik-chuh-reyt ]
/ ˈmɪk tʃəˌreɪt /
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verb (used without object), mic·tu·rat·ed, mic·tu·rat·ing.
to pass urine; urinate.
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Origin of micturate
1835–45; <Latin mictur(īre) to desire to urinate (mict(us), past participle of mingere to urinate + -ur- desiderative suffix + -ī- theme vowel + -re infinitive ending) + -ate1
Words nearby micturate
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Example sentences from the Web for micturate
Take this to heart, ye children of Cain who eat doubloons and micturate water.Droll Stories, Complete|Honore de Balzac
The effect of large doses is to cause great pain in the renal region and urgent wish to micturate.
British Dictionary definitions for micturate
/ (ˈmɪktjʊˌreɪt) /
(intr) a less common word for urinate
Derived forms of micturatemicturition (ˌmɪktjʊˈrɪʃən), noun
Word Origin for micturate
C19: from Latin micturīre to desire to urinate, from mingere to urinate
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Medical definitions for micturate
[ mĭk′chə-rāt′, mĭk′tə- ]
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