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advocate
Definition:
One who defends, vindicates, or espouses any cause by argument; a pleader; as, an advocate of free trade, an advocate of truth.

Synonyms:

noun
abolitionist
activist, activists, revolutionaries.
advocate
counsellor, proponent, preach, exponent, pleader, advocator, counsel, counselor, recommend, counselor-at-law.
agent
substitute, officers, handlers, ten percenter, worker, assignees, operatives, executor, Functionaries, mediary, assignee, middleperson, executors, mover, functionary, handler, gobetween, Operators, movers, Intermediaries.
agitator
inciter, dogmatist, wave maker, revisionist, ringleader, reformers, dogmatists, revisionists, disrupters, provocateur, adjy, malcontents, fomenter, Leftists, sparkplug, leftist, reformer, disrupter, provocateurs.
benefactor
friend.
follower
participant, sidekick, bootlicker, votary, vassal.
lawyer
counselor, notary public, lawyer, attorney, solicitor, shyster, barrister, legal adviser.
person
advocate, proponent, advocator, exponent.
person supporting an idea or cause publicly
champion, attorney, apostle, defender, proponent, speaker, lawyer, proposer, supporter, spokesperson, upholder, promoter, Expounder, counsel, exponent, backer, pleader, campaigner.
promoter
promoter.
proponent
seconder, seconders.
protagonist
protagonist, standardbearer, protagonists, standard-bearer, prime mover, central character, lead character.
verb
advise
confer, advise, admonish, counsel, inform, notify, direct, instruct, recommend, prompt, suggest, guide, warn, consult, cue, brief, encourage, caution.
communication
advocate, urge, preach, recommend.
support idea or cause publicly
favor, spread around, further, campaign for, side, go for, give a lift, urge, run interference for, defend, propose, promote, build up, uphold, give a leg up, boost, tout, get on bandwagon, push, root for, plump for, plead for, argue for, bolster, say so, plug, go with, bless, back, ride shotgun for, vindicate, recommend, speak for, brace up, support, advise, encourage, be in corner, advance, stump for, hold with, go to bat for, countenance, press for, justify.
Examples of usage:
  1. Young in years, but old in pride and self- confidence, she smiled at the notion of our advocate. – The Flight of the Shadow by George MacDonald
  2. Some persons do not use so much as this; but I am always an advocate for strong guns and plenty of powder. – Eight Years' Wandering in Ceylon by Samuel White Baker
  3. I feel convinced that the gentlemen on this platform will advocate the claims of the Hospital in longer, more detailed, and more able statements than I have made; but I am sure that none can feel more strongly than I do the importance of this meeting. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  4. " It is ridiculous to submit this innocent young lady to the humiliation of-" " It is not only ridiculous but criminal," said the advocate, with a magnificent bow. – The Prince of Graustark by George Barr McCutcheon
  5. And those who advocate a system of free education in high schools put the matter where we have put the rights of property and liberty, where we put the institutions of law and religion- upon the public judgment. – Thoughts on Educational Topics and Institutions by George S. Boutwell

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