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Synonyms for lawyer
ˈlɔ yər, ˈlɔɪ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lawyer, attorney(noun)

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



  1. lawyer(noun)

    counselor, attorney, advocate

  2. lawyer(noun)

    To practice law.

    advocate, attorney, counselor

  3. lawyer(verb)

    To perform, or attempt to perform, the work of a lawyer.

    attorney, counselor, advocate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. lawyer

    counsellor, attorney, counsel, advocate


Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. lawyer(n.)

    counsellor, counsel, advocate, attorney, SOLICITOR, barrister, limb of the law, attorney-at-law

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. lawyer(n)

    attorney, counselor, barrister, counsel, advocate, attorney-at-law, solicitor, pettifogger, (dishonest) shyster

    Associated words:
    client, clientele

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  1. Democratic House manager Adam Schiff:

    In the category of you can't make this stuff up, the judge says if the Congress can't enforce its subpoenas in court, then what remedy is there ? And the Justice Department and Commerce Department lawyer's response is impeachment.

  2. Lynch President Barack Obama:

    She has spent years in the trenches as a prosecutor, aggressively fighting terrorism, financial fraud, cybercrime, all while vigorously defending civil rights, loretta might be the only lawyer in America who battles mobsters and drug lords and terrorists and still has the reputation for being a charming people person.

  3. Assistant District Attorney Hilary LaBorde:

    Any lawyer can issue a statement, but taking a statement and proving the truth of its contents beyond a reasonable doubt to a jury, when a complaining witness is subject to cross examination, is a different task entirely, given the claims made publicly, I understand why people are upset. However, all of the facts must be considered and there are many facts that the public does not have. In approving this agreement, Judge Ralph Strother had access to all the statements that have ever been made by all people involved and agreed that the plea agreement offered was appropriate in this case.

  4. Yar Chaikovsky:

    Being the best trial lawyer alone does not always win the case. What wins cases is hard work and preparation from the entire team. In each of the trials in which I have been involved, we won in large part because our team was better prepared, had a better strategy and trial theme, and knew the facts on our feet better than the other side.”

  5. Martin Terman:

    In the Norse mythology Loki originally was on the side of the rest of the gods, helping them once or twice using a particularly nast forms of trickery. He was a cunning negotiator with a talent for technicalities. He was sort of the Norse equivalent of a lawyer, no doubt the reason they tied him down in a pit dripping acidic venom on him.

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