Discharge urine; pass water.
- Encourage your child to relax when she urinates so no urine is left in the bladder.
- There is little time between feeling the need to urinate and leakage of urine.
- It is characterised by needing to urinate often and passing a large quantity of urine, and feeling extremely thirsty.
wet one's bed/pants, wet oneself;
cock/lift its leg
informal go, do it, spend a penny, have/take a leak, shake hands with an old friend, answer the call of nature, pee, pee oneself, pee one's pants, piddle, have a piddle, widdle, have a widdle, tinkle, have a tinkle
North American informal whizz, take a whizz
vulgar slang piss, have a piss
Late 16th century: from medieval Latin urinat- 'urinated', from the verb urinare.
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