Meaning of advocate
Pronunciation: (v.ad'vu-kāt"n.ad'vu-kit, -kāt"), [key]
— v., n. -cat•ed, -cat•ing,
- to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly: He advocated higher salaries for teachers.
- a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. (usually fol. by of): an advocate of peace.
- a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor.
- a person who pleads the cause of another in a court of law.
- advocate (Thesaurus)