make water

make water
phrasal 1. of a boat leak 2. urinate

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


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  • make water — make water, v. i. 1. (Naut.) To leak. [1913 Webster] 2. To urinate; a euphemism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • make water — ► make water (of a ship or boat) take in water through a leak. Main Entry: ↑water …   English terms dictionary

  • make water — verb eliminate urine Again, the cat had made on the expensive rug • Syn: ↑make, ↑urinate, ↑piddle, ↑puddle, ↑micturate, ↑piss, ↑pee, ↑pee pee, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • make water —    to urinate    Discharge would be more accurate. Standard English:     Heave up my leg, and make water against a lady s farthingale? (Shakespeare, The Two Gentlemen of Verona)    See also water …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • make water — verb To urinate. I need to go make water. Hoke Colburn, Driving Miss Daisy …   Wiktionary

  • make water — 1》 urinate. 2》 (of a ship or boat) take in water through a leak. → water …   English new terms dictionary

  • make water — 1. Urinate, void urine. 2. (Naut.) Leak …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • make water — idi to urinate …   From formal English to slang

  • To make water — Water Wa ter (w[add] t[ e]r), n. [AS. w[ae]ter; akin to OS. watar, OFries. wetir, weter, LG. & D. water, G. wasser, OHG. wazzar, Icel. vatn, Sw. vatten, Dan. vand, Goth. wat[=o], O. Slav. & Russ. voda, Gr. y dwr, Skr. udan water, ud to wet, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Water supply — is the process of self provision or provision by third parties of water of various qualities to different users. Irrigation is covered separately. Global access to waterIn 2004 about 3.5 billion people worldwide (54% of the global population) had …   Wikipedia

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