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Synonyms for 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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