relieve (oneself)

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relieve (oneself)

To defecate or (more commonly) urinate. Tom decided to get rid of the dog after it relieved itself on his $500 rug. We'll be pulling into a rest stop soon, if anyone needs to relieve themselves.
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relieve oneself

Euph. to urinate or defecate. He stopped by the side of the road to relieve himself. She needed badly to relieve herself, but there was no bathroom in sight.
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relieve oneself

Urinate or defecate, as in The puppy relieved itself in the middle of the floor. The use of relieve for these bodily functions dates from the mid-1800s.
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relieve (oneself)

To urinate or defecate.
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My dearest friend, I was never so enraged before, and must relieve myself by writing to you, who I know will enter into all my feelings.
In reliance upon that promise," said Don Antonio, "I will astonish you with what you shall see and hear, and relieve myself of some of the vexation it gives me to have no one to whom I can confide my secrets, for they are not of a sort to be entrusted to everybody.
Had I gone on here I had perhaps been a true penitent; but I had an evil counsellor within, and he was continually prompting me to relieve myself by the worst means; so one evening he tempted me again, by the same wicked impulse that had said
I had many times and again struggled to relieve myself of the trouble on my mind, but I couldn't get it off.
My family had to organise for people to donate lots of bloods since I was not producing blood yet I was passing blood in my urine," says Jane, adding, "My stomach was also swollen because I was unable to relieve myself.
I have changed jobs and taken less money to relieve myself of negativity.
What I wanted to do is relieve myself of the stress of management of a firm and employees.
I went down a lane to relieve myself and was approached by police, who gave me a PS40 fine which I have duly paid.
I felt like I needed to relieve myself of all the pressures of living a coaching life.
I sometimes didn't see anyone for a week but it was what I needed - I felt like I needed to relieve myself of all the pressures of a coaching life.
I was able to relieve myself of the pain and discomfort of the migraine.
I wouldn't want to hear that if I'm going out to relieve myself of some of the stress or pressure "Sometimes I may go a little deep or whatever but for the most part I just like to have fun.
One day I learned otherwise: On a hike, I needed to relieve myself in the great outdoors and ended up with an impossibly itchy, blistering rash on a most delicate body part.