pass water

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.pass water - eliminate urinepass water - eliminate urine; "Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug"
urinate - pass after the manner of urine; "The sick men urinated blood"
wet - make one's bed or clothes wet by urinating; "This eight year old boy still wets his bed"
stale - urinate, of cattle and horses
egest, excrete, eliminate, pass - eliminate from the body; "Pass a kidney stone"
ca-ca, crap, defecate, take a crap, take a shit, shit, stool, make - have a bowel movement; "The dog had made in the flower beds"
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The treatment - administered at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff, under general anaesthetic - made them relax, allowing her to pass water naturally.
What's most heartbreaking is seeing children crying from hunger and women having to pass water by the roadside, or the elderly needing medical attention because of the stress.
On the November 7, my husband Peter was in acute pain and distress after not passing urine since the day before after having a catheter removed to see if he could pass water correctly ready for his chemotherapy the following week.
Q I'm a 63-year-old man and over the past year or so I've noticed that when I go to pass water, it takes quite a few seconds before I can start.
Thinner diverter elements for cooling circuits that pass water from one insert to another without drilling extra holes in plates.
He needs to pass water several times a night and as he cannot get out of bed, I am required to assist, which disturbs my night's sleep also.
We just couldn't put two passes together, we couldn't pass water.
BPH is associated with a number of common symptoms, including a need to pass water more frequently and urgently, often at night, with occasional leaking or dribbling, hesitancy in passing water, or a weak stream of straining, and a feeling that the bladder is never fully empty.
Q: I'm getting a stinging sensation when I pass water.
Then I noticed she was struggling to pass water and would have the occasional accident in the house, which was unlike her.
It's not just women who need the loo more often as the years go by, as about 40% of men over 60 need to pass water more frequently and often urgently.