urinate

[ yoo r-uh-neyt ]
/ ˈyʊər əˌneɪt /

verb (used without object), u·ri·nat·ed, u·ri·nat·ing.

to pass or discharge urine.

Origin of urinate

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

Related forms

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

urination, nounurinative, adjective
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Medicine definitions for urinate

urinate

[ yurə-nāt′ ]

v.

To excrete urine.
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