advocate - definitions and synonyms

advocate verb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : push for something

    Example Sentenses:

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

    Synonyms:

    recommend / urge
  2. English Meaning: 

    : speak, plead, or argue in favor of

    Example Sentenses:

    • The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house

    Synonyms:

    preach

advocate noun

  1. English Meaning: 

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

    Synonyms:

    advocator / exponent / proponent
  2. English Meaning: 

    : a lawyer who pleads cases in court