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Synonyms of advocate

Noun


1. advocate, advocator, proponent, exponent, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul

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

2. advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law, pleader, lawyer, attorney

usage: a lawyer who pleads cases in court

Verb


1. recommend, urge, advocate, propose, suggest, advise

usage: push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"

2. preach, advocate, urge, urge on, press, exhort

usage: speak, plead, or argue in favor of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"

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