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Advocate

Antonyms for advocate:

refuse, oppose, antagonist, opponent, reject, deny.

Synonyms for advocate:

Sense 1

magistrate, cohort, QC, clerk, partisan, circuit judge, pillar, adherent, agent, bailiff, extremist, moderate, ideologue, prosecutor, state attorney, royalist, well-wisher, paralegal, crusader, M'Lud, progressive, renegade, sheriff, law firm, stakeholder, acolyte, notary, empiricist, audience, sympathizer, public prosecutor, custodian, crony, patron, recorder, chief justice, prophet, bench, jurist, abolitionist, subscribe, Attorney General, public defender, lawman, da, declare, following, positivist, pressure group, convert, cheerleader, espouse, existentialist, state's attorney, justice of the peace, sergeant at arms.

Sense 2

defense, mouthpiece, base, fiscal, approve, people, savior, justify.

Sense 3

friend, court, defend, prosecution, plead, judge, justice.

Sense 4

bar.

Sense 5

endorse.

Sense 7

back, stand.

adherent

follower.

advise

exhort, prompt.

champion

protector.

defend

stand by.

disseminator

propagandist.

guarantor

sponsor.

partner

henchman.

support

back.

upholder

stand by.

Other synonyms and related words:

countenance, counsellor, attorney-at-law, exponent, back, patron, support, defend, backer, proponent, protagonist, abet, uphold, promoter, attorney, champion, pleader, urge, exhort, supporter, espouse, endorse, promote, counselor-at-law.

Sense 1 (noun)

follower, defend, sponsor, sympathizer, ideologue, adherent.

Sense 3 (noun)

champion, chief justice, endorse, clerk, stand by, back, circuit judge, Attorney General, bailiff.

advocate (noun)

counselor, counselor-at-law, preach, recommend, counsellor, proponent, advocator, counsel, pleader, exponent.

benefactor (noun)

friend.

lawyer (noun)

counselor, shyster, barrister, lawyer, attorney, solicitor, legal adviser, notary public.

person (noun)

exponent, proponent, advocator.

person supporting an idea or cause publicly (noun)

proponent, attorney, exponent, apostle, pleader, backer, promoter, Expounder, lawyer, champion, counsel, supporter.

promoter (noun)

promoter.

protagonist (noun)

protagonist.

advise (verb)

caution, advise, direct, prompt, inform, guide, recommend, warn, cue, consult, admonish, notify, instruct, encourage, brief, suggest, confer, counsel.

communication (verb)

recommend, urge, preach.

support idea or cause publicly (verb)

defend, advise, encourage, back, countenance, promote, justify, uphold, support, recommend, urge.

Usage examples for advocate:

  • He has at least an excellent advocate. - "A Damsel in Distress", Pelham Grenville Wodehouse.
  • " I understand," said Austen, who thought Mr. Flint blest in his advocate. - "The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill", Winston Churchill.

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