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Word of the Day - Advocate


How to pronounce Advocate
How to pronounce Advocate


Advocate – ae d v ax k ey t


Publicly recommended

I advocate a glass of red wine per day to stay healthy

Definition verb

to speak or write in favour of; support or urge by argument; recommend publicly

verb

to act as an advocate

noun

a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. (usually followed by of)

a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor.

a person who pleads the cause of another in a court of law.

noun

a temporary prevalence of a disease.

a rapid spread or increase in the occurrence of something


Synonyms for advocate on Thesaurus.com

champion, proponent, backer,lawyer, attorney, counselor, counsel; barrister; solicitor.


Dictionary Entries near advocate

ad vivum, advocaat, advocacy, advocacy journalism, advocacy tank, advocate, Advocate Depute, advocation, advocatory, advocatus diaboli, advowson

First known use

1300–50; <Latin advocātus legal counselor (originally past participle of advocāre to call to one's aid), equivalent to ad-ad- + voc- call (akin to vōxvoice) + -ātus-ate1; replacing Middle English avocat<Middle French


Word of the Day - Advocate
Word of the Day - Advocate

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