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Advocate (IPA: /ˈædvəˌkeɪt/, /ˈædvəkət/)


Advocate (n.)

One who pleads the cause of another. Specifically: One who pleads the cause of another before a tribunal or judicial court; a counselor.

Advocate (n.)

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

Advocate (n.)

Christ, considered as an intercessor.

Advocate (n.)

To plead in favor of; to defend by argument, before a tribunal or the public; to support, vindicate, or recommend publicly.

Advocate (v. i.)

To act as advocate.

Advocate

Profession

Advocate

South Korean television series

Advocate

19th-century newspaper published in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Advocate

Art installation by Robert Barry

Advocate

Newspaper published in Stamford

Advocate Synonyms

Advocator, Exponent, Proponent

Advocate Synonyms

Counselor, Counsellor, Counselor-at-law, Pleader, Counsel

Advocate Synonyms

Preach

Advocate Synonyms

Recommend, Urge

Spanish Translation

Advocate in Spanish is Abogado

Tagalog Translation

Advocate in Tagalog is Magrekomenda

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And the ability of citizens to organize and advocate for change -- that's the oxygen upon which democracy depends." - Barack Obama

Example Sentence (Quote)

" China will not allow those Taiwanese investors that advocate Taiwan independence to make money here (in Mainland China)." - Zhang Zhijun

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I do not advocate burning your ship to get rid of the cockroaches." - Thomas Henry Huxley

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I wonder what [Obama's] record would be like so far if he weren't such a fierce advocate for gay rights?" - Rachel Maddow

Example Sentence (Quote)

" The most intolerant advocate is he who is trying to convince himself." - Ambrose Bierce


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