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Synonyms for advocate
ˈæd vəˌkeɪt; -kɪt, -ˌkeɪtad·vo·cate

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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 2 votes

  1. advocate

    Abet and instigate are now used almost without exception in a bad sense; one may incite either to good or evil. One incites or instigates to the doing of something not yet done, or to increased activity or further advance in the doing of it; one abets by giving sympathy, countenance, or substantial aid to the doing of that which is already projected or in process of commission. Abet and instigate apply either to persons or actions, incite to persons only; one incites a person to an action. A clergyman will advocate the claims of justice, aid the poor, encourage the despondent, support the weak, uphold the constituted authorities; but he will not incite to a quarrel, instigate a riot, or abet a crime. The originator of a crime often instigates or incites others to abet him in it, or one may instigate or incite others to a crime in the commission of which he himself takes no active part. Compare HELP.

    Synonyms:
    abet, aid, assist, countenance, embolden, encourage, incite, instigate, promote, sanction, support, uphold

    Antonyms:
    baffle, confound, counteract, denounce, deter, disapprove, disconcert, discourage, dissuade, expose, frustrate, hinder, impede, obstruct

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms2.3 / 8 votes

  1. advocatenoun

    Synonyms:
    pleader, counsellor, upholder, propagator, promoter, supporter, countenancer, defender, maintainer

    Antonyms:
    opponent, adversary, discountenancer, accuser, impugner, gainsayer

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. advocate, advocator, proponent, exponentnoun

    a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea

    Synonyms:
    counselor-at-law, pleader, exponent, power, counsellor, index, counsel, counselor, advocator, proponent

  2. advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleaderverb

    a lawyer who pleads cases in court

    Synonyms:
    counselor-at-law, pleader, exponent, counsellor, counsel, counselling, counselor, advocator, direction, counseling, proponent, guidance

  3. recommend, urge, advocateverb

    push for something

    "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"

    Synonyms:
    inspire, exhort, root on, press, preach, commend, urge, urge on, recommend, pep up, barrack, cheer

  4. preach, advocateverb

    speak, plead, or argue in favor of

    "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"

    Synonyms:
    urge, prophesy, preach, recommend

Matched Categories

Editors Contribution0.0 / 0 votes

  1. lawyer

    Submitted by anonymous on March 8, 2021  
  2. proclamate

    to attest to the validity of

    to proclamate that god unquestionably exists.

    Submitted by anonymous on January 24, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. advocateverb

    Synonyms:
    defend, support, vindicate, justify, countenance, uphold, favor, plead in favor of, stand up for

  2. advocatenoun

    Synonyms:
    counsellor, counsel, barrister, lawyer, attorney, solicitor, attorney-at-law, limb of the law

  3. advocatenoun

    Synonyms:
    defender, vindicator, supporter, favorer, apologist, friend, patron

  4. advocatenoun

    Synonyms:
    intercessor, comforter, paraclete, holy Spirit, spirit of Truth

  5. advocatenoun

    Synonyms:
    [With The prefixed.] christ

  6. advocatenoun

    Synonyms:
    defence, protection, safeguard

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. advocatenoun

    Synonyms:
    defender, apologist, vindicator, propagandist, upholder, promoter

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How to use advocate in a sentence?

  1. Scott Morrison:

    We advocate consistently for the abolition of the death penalty worldwide by every diplomatic avenue available to us, we will continue to provide Mr Gilespie with consular assistance and engage China on his case.

  2. President Obama:

    Nemtsov was a tireless advocate for his country, seeking for his fellow Russian citizens the rights to which all people are entitled, i admired Nemtsov’s courageous dedication to the struggle against corruption in Russia and appreciated his willingness to share his candid views with me when we met in Moscow in 2009.

  3. Southeast Asia.WateRoam CEO David Pong:

    We've been very blessed to have access to clean drinking water, it's a privilege that we should be able to bring forth to the rest of the region, and advocate that clean water is an essential aspect for life on earth.

  4. Jill Biden:

    Tammy Duckworth, it's been such a pleasure getting to know you over the years, especially in our work on Joining Forces, and you have served our nation in so many ways, in the Army, at Veterans Affairs and on Capitol Hill. And as a veteran, a disability advocate and a woman of color, and the first woman to have a child while serving in the Senate, you inspire so many people across this country, and we are honored to have your support.

  5. Elizabeth Hoff:

    What we are trying to advocate is a truce so we can go in and have proper vaccination across Syria.


Translations for advocate

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  • المؤيدArabic
  • адвака́тBelarusian
  • поддръжник, защитник, застъпвам се за, адвока́тка, адвока́тBulgarian
  • právníčka, právník, advokát, obhájceCzech
  • verteidigen, plädieren, Rechtsanwältin, RechtsanwaltGerman
  • υποστηρικτής, συνήγορος, υπέρμαχος, υπερασπιστήςGreek
  • abogar, representante, portavoz, abogada, abogado, recomendar, vocero, defensorSpanish
  • puhua puolesta, kannattaja, kannattaa, puoltaja, asianajaja, puolustaa, puolestapuhujaFinnish
  • avocate, porte-parole, plaider, préconiser, avocatFrench
  • סנגורHebrew
  • կողմնակից, փաստաբան, իրավաբանArmenian
  • pengacara, pembelaIndonesian
  • advokato, pledar, rekomendarIdo
  • sostenitore, avvocata, avvocato, sostenitriceItalian
  • עוֹרֵך דִיןHebrew
  • 説く, 主張, 支持Japanese
  • ស្មាក្ដីKhmer
  • അഭിഭാഷകന്, വക്കീല്Malayalam
  • avukat, diffensur, avukatessa, diffensuraMaltese
  • verdediger, aanbevelen, bepleiten, advocate, verdedigster, advocaat, voorstanderDutch
  • advokatNorwegian
  • adwokatka, adwokatPolish
  • advogado, defender, representante, advocar, [[argumentar]] [[a favor]], advogada, defensorPortuguese
  • побо́рник, сторо́нница, выступа́ть в защи́ту, защи́тница, побо́рница, сторо́нник, выступа́ть, адвока́т, отста́ивать, приве́рженка, защи́тник, пропаганди́ровать, приве́рженецRussian
  • zagovornik, zagovarjati, zagovornica, podpornik, podpornica, podpiratiSlovene
  • mbrojtës, avokatAlbanian
  • förespråka, förespråkare, advokat, pläderaSwedish
  • abogadoTagalog
  • وکیلUrdu
  • jilavogan, hilavogan, lavoganVolapük
  • 主張Chinese

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