Synonyms for advocate

Synonyms for (noun) advocate

Synonyms: advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent

Definition: a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms: pleader, advocate, counsel, counsellor, counselor, counselor-at-law

Definition: a lawyer who pleads cases in court

Similar words: lawyer, attorney

Definition: a professional person authorized to practice law; conducts lawsuits or gives legal advice

Synonyms for (verb) advocate

Synonyms: advocate, preach

Definition: speak, plead, or argue in favor of

Usage: The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house

Similar words: press, exhort, urge, urge on

Definition: force or impel in an indicated direction

Usage: I urged him to finish his studies

Synonyms: recommend, urge, advocate

Definition: push for something

Usage: The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day

Similar words: advise, suggest, propose

Definition: make a proposal, declare a plan for something

Usage: the senator proposed to abolish the sales tax

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