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1. advocate

verb. ['ˈædvəkət, ˈædvəˌkeɪt'] push for something.

Synonyms

  • suggest
  • advise
  • urge
  • recommend

Antonyms

  • member
  • good guy
  • smoker
  • resident

Etymology

  • avocat (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • advocatus (Latin)

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2. advocate

noun. ['ˈædvəkət, ˈædvəˌkeɪt'] a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea.

Synonyms

  • soul
  • proponent
  • champion
  • exponent
  • humanitarian
  • federalist
  • vindicator
  • constitutionalist
  • Maoist
  • neoclassicist
  • neutralist
  • voice
  • protagonist
  • Platonist
  • ideologue
  • apologist
  • supremacist
  • ritualist
  • protectionist
  • populist
  • advocator
  • supporter
  • Gnostic
  • teleologist
  • individual
  • spokesperson
  • partisan
  • internationalist
  • Jansenist
  • friend
  • democrat
  • mortal
  • libertarian
  • drumbeater
  • partitionist
  • isolationist
  • humanist
  • representative
  • irridentist
  • booster
  • nationalist
  • secessionist
  • separationist
  • person
  • suffragist
  • irredentist
  • Thatcherite
  • pro-lifer
  • presenter
  • admirer
  • Darwinian
  • secularist
  • nullifier
  • republican
  • justifier
  • Marxist
  • ideologist
  • ruralist
  • sponsor
  • interpreter
  • unilateralist
  • zealot
  • separatist
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male

Etymology

  • avocat (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • advocatus (Latin)

3. advocate

verb. ['ˈædvəkət, ˈædvəˌkeɪt'] speak, plead, or argue in favor of.

Synonyms

  • preach
  • preachify
  • exhort
  • sermonise
  • moralize
  • urge
  • sermonize
  • urge on
  • press

Antonyms

  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan

Etymology

  • avocat (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • advocatus (Latin)

4. advocate

noun. ['ˈædvəkət, ˈædvəˌkeɪt'] a lawyer who pleads cases in court.

Synonyms

  • attorney
  • counsel
  • pleader
  • counselor
  • counselor-at-law
  • counsellor

Antonyms

  • loser
  • unemotional person
  • worker
  • extrovert

Etymology

  • avocat (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • advocatus (Latin)
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