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 ?
It is to myself I have rendered a service, by relieving myself of this responsibility, and not to him."
"When I'd finished relieving myself, I did a quick jog to catch up with Gary."
It was taken when I was a kid and I was relieving myself, so I imagine it's something my mum shouldn't have hung up!
I haven't been able to get within half a mile of a loo and the prospect of relieving myself in a plastic cup, which once held a pint of overpriced beer, is becoming increasingly attractive.
" Therefore, I am resigning from the post and relieving myself of all responsibilities," she said.
"I was relieving myself and I looked down and I realised I was p**sing on a photographer.
After relieving myself in his trailer, I made my way towards Gazza, another appropriately [ named horse.
Prince Ernst August of Hanover took out a full-page advertisement in the European edition of a Turkish newspaper and said: "It is my duty to express to the Turkish public that relieving myself during my visit to the Expo 2000 was definitely not a consciousness act.
But I can't wait for these ribs to get better and get myself to Larkhill, where I intend to test my nerve by relieving myself in the gents' loo amidst a cattle drive.
Equipped with a camera the crucial point came at 9.33am when he wrote in his log book: "As I observed this male exit the block I was in the process of relieving myself. I was not able to switch on the video camera."
The girl on the phone said they would provide music to listen to while relieving myself of anxiety, or I could bring my own.
I've been relieving myself behind the backs of fellas since I was a teenager and I've never been caught.
When Mr Menezes came out he checked for a likeness, but was not able to turn on the camera as he was "in the process of relieving myself".
Next time at Villa Park, I may be spotted, relieving myself, in full view of the Holte End.
He said: "As I observed this male exiting the block I was in the process of relieving myself. I was not able to switch on the video camera.