relieve (oneself)

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relieve (oneself)

euphemism To urinate or (less commonly) defecate. 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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He says if you can ask yourself why you worry so much, and realise you can't help it, you relieve yourself of feeling responsible.
Panelo urged the putting up of more restrooms and portalets, noting that 'you have nowhere to go if you are on the beach and you want to relieve yourself.
'I also noticed parang kung gusto mag (that if you want to) relieve yourself parang wala ka rin pupuntahan kung nandun ka sa beach (you have nowhere to go when you're already in the beach).
No more being caught short or running from queue to queue desperately looking for somewhere to relieve yourself.
The good news is, you can relieve yourself of all that unnecessary clutter that's clogging your life and mind.
Toilets would get clogged periodically and wouldn't flush you'd prefer the eternal fires of hell to a "comfort room" where you need to use a plunger to clean up each time you relieve yourself. Then as now, you drank water straight from the tap at your own risk.
And she tries to follow the best advice given to her regarding her academic career: Follow your heart, relieve yourself of the pressure to do everything and to do it all perfectly, and "find good mentors and collaborators who are really going to push your thinking."
Relieve yourself of stress: Sleeping for a minimum of 6-8 hours a day, trying and using stress relaxation techniques, talking about how you feel, etc will help you in maintaining and lowering your stress.
With no steep turns or uphill climbs, this is a road you should travel to relieve yourself from all worries.
A place to relieve yourself, whether dry land or even shallow-enough water, may not be available.
"Relieve yourself of the burden of trying to be perfect or to do this in the right way," he said.
THE tendency is to merely daydream and relieve yourself of any dull activities.
For weekly readings call 0903 658 2007 (75p/min + access charge) LEO JULY 23 - AUGUST 22 The tendency is to daydream and relieve yourself of any dull activities.
For weekly readings call 0903 658 2001 (75p/min + access charge) For weekly readings call 0903 658 2007 (75p/min + access charge) AQUARIUS JANUARY 21 - FEBRUARY 19 LEO JULY 23 - AUGUST 22 The tendency is to daydream and relieve yourself of any dull activities.
Best relieve yourself before embarking on the long run.