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urinate

[ yoor-uh-neyt ]
/ ˈyʊər əˌneɪt /
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verb (used without object), u·ri·nat·ed, u·ri·nat·ing.

to pass or discharge urine.

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Origin of urinate

1590–1600; <Medieval Latin ūrīnātus, past participle of ūrīnāre, equivalent to Latin ūrīn(a) urine + -ātus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM urinate

u·ri·na·tion, nounu·ri·na·tive, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for urinate

urinate
/ (ˈjʊərɪˌneɪt) /

verb

(intr) to excrete or void urine; micturate

Derived forms of urinate

urination, nounurinative, adjective
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Medical definitions for urinate

urinate
[ yurə-nāt′ ]

v.

To excrete urine.
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