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urinate

[yoo r-uh-neyt]
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verb (used without object), u·ri·nat·ed, u·ri·nat·ing.
  1. 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
Related formsu·ri·na·tion, nounu·ri·na·tive, adjective
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Related Words for urination

expulsion, ejection, secretion, defecation, evacuation, elimination, discharge, exudation, perspiration, urination, leaving

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British Dictionary definitions for urination

urinate

verb
  1. (intr) to excrete or void urine; micturate
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Derived Formsurination, nounurinative, adjective
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Word Origin and History for urination

urinate

v.

1590s, from Medieval Latin urinatus, past participle of urinare, from urina (see urine). Related: Urinated; urinating.

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urination in Medicine

urination

(yur′ə-nāshən)
n.
  1. The passing of urine.emiction miction micturition uresis
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urinate

(yurə-nāt′)
v.
  1. To excrete urine.
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