NounAdvocate (plural Advocates)
- A person who argues the case of another, such as a lawyer in a court.
- A person who speaks in support of something.
- A person who supports someone to make their voice heard, or ideally to speak up for themselves.
- plead for
- (transitive) To argue for someone else.
- (transitive) To encourage support for something.
Adjectives for Advocate
conspicuous; disinterested; benevolent; keen; stalwart; ardent; earnest; pioneer; militant; unselfish; persistent; distinguished; zealous; uncompromising; prominent; enthusiastic; sincere; warm; strenuous; erudite; adroit; exclusive; ingenious; notorious; active; argumentative; fearless; courageous; competent; aggressive; ironic; staunch; resourceful; idealistic; eloquent; loyal; tactful; obstinate; timorous; vigilant; virile; impassioned; able.
Adverbs for Advocate
emphatically; disinterestedly; ostensibly; passionately; absurdly; warmly; fanatically; ardently; characteristically; openly; stalwartly; earnestly; militantly; unselfishly; persistently; zealously; uncompromisingly; eruditely; adroitly; ingeniously; notoriously; fearlessly; competently; idealistically; eloquently; obstinately; timorously; truculently.
Synonyms for Advocate
Antonyms for Advocate
abet; abettor; acquaintance; admirer; advance; advise; aficionado; agent; aid and abet; allege in support; alpenstock; alter ego; alternate; amicus curiae; angel; answer; apologete; apologist; apologizer; argue for; arm; assert; athletic supporter; attorney; attorney-at-law; back; backbone; backer; backing; backstop; backup; backup man; bandeau; barrister; barrister-at-law; bearer; best friend; blandish; boost; bosom friend; bra; brace; bracer; bracket; brassiere; brief; brother; buff; buttress; cajole; call on; call upon; cane; carrier; casual acquaintance; cervix; champion; close acquaintance; close friend; coach; coax; comfort; commend; confer; confidant; confidante; consult with; contend for; corset; counsel; counselor; counselor-at-law; countenance; counter; crook; crutch; cry up; defend; defender; dependence; deputy; direct; dummy; embolden; encourage; encourager; endorse; endorser; espouse; executive officer; exhort; exponent; expounder; familiar; fan; favor; favorer; fellow; fellow creature; fellowman; figurehead; forward; foundation garment; friend; friend at court; fulcrum; girdle; go for; guard; guide; guy; guywire; hearten; high-pressure; hype; importune; inseparable friend; insist; insist upon; instruct; intercessor; intimate; jawbone; jock; jockstrap; justifier; justify; keep in countenance; kibitz; lawyer; legal adviser; legal counselor; legal expert; legal practitioner; legalist; lieutenant; lobby; locum; locum tenens; lover; mainstay; maintain; maintainer; make a plea; mast; meddle; mouthpiece; nag; neck; neighbor; other self; paladin; paranymph; partisan; patron; pickup; pinch hitter; plead for; plead with; pleader; plug; prescribe; press; pressure; proctor; procurator; promote; promoter; prop; proponent; propose; protagonist; protector; proxy; puff; push; rebut; recommend; refute; reinforce; reinforcement; reinforcer; reliance; reply; repository; representative; respond; rest; resting place; rigging; riposte; say in defense; sea lawyer; second; second in command; secondary; seconder; sectary; self-styled lawyer; shine upon; shoulder; shroud; side with; sider; smile upon; soft-soap; solicitor; speak for; speak highly of; speak up for; speak warmly of; speak well of; spine; sponsor; sprit; staff; stalwart; stand behind; stand up for; stand-in; standby; standing rigging; stave; stay; stick; stick up for; stiffener; strengthener; submit; subscribe; substitute; successful advocate; suggest; support; supporter; surrogate; sustain; sustainer; sweet-talk; sympathizer; tout; understudy; uphold; upholder; urge; urge reasons for; utility man; vicar; vicar general; vice; vicegerent; vindicate; vindicator; votary; walking stick; well-wisher; wheedle; whitewasher; work on
- first-person plural present active imperative of advocō