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.
References in classic literature ?
Rose wanted to cry, but pride would not let her, and, being very angry, she relieved herself by talk instead of tears.
Blenkinsop, the housekeeper, there sought her presently with consolation, on whose shoulder Amelia wept confidentially, and relieved herself a good deal.
Then, when she had relieved herself by weeping, she turned to him again and said: "Now, stranger, I shall put you to the test and see whether or no you really did entertain my husband and his men, as you say you did.
's change the subject," said Polly, looking relieved herself.
It took a treat to coax her in, but then she successfully relieved herself! This turned out to be the best idea I've had in a while.
Consequently, she relieved herself outside in some bushes and was then approached by Crozier and another man posing as police officers.
figure By SALMA OYIER On January 23, 2018, a story emerged online about a house help who relieved herself in her employer's kitchen.
Alcoholic Kelly Martin relieved herself in front of horrified members of the public, including children.
We also devised a plan that would allow Silly the opportunity to go outside every 30 minutes for the next several days, always accompanied by someone who could reward her immediately if she relieved herself outside.
She disembarked the train at 9.45pm and relieved herself on the platform, leaving station staff to clean up her mess.
I assume this is out of boredom, for she has relieved herself and I have found no injuries prior to her entering the box.
in which she stooped down and relieved herself outside a busy Sydney kebab shop.
I told Sheikha May that her mother must love her very much, as she left the Information Ministry before the crisis and relieved herself of the burden of this infamous post.
On the way out one lady was vomiting in the gutter and another relieved herself in somebody's drive.
This look at female binge culture took me back to my heady teenage days in the Valleys when, standing at a busy pub urinal, a middle-aged woman with green homemade tattoos walked in, dropped her drawers and relieved herself in the hand basin.