Nouns (8)

advocate, proponent
n. a person who advocates or supports something; "He's a proponent of the value of music in schools."
counselor-at-law, pleader, counsellor, counselor, counsel, advocate
n. a lawyer who pleads cases in court

Verbs (5)

advocate, preach
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"
advocate, urge, recommend
v. push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"

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Fuzzynyms (61)

paladin, hero, fighter, champion
n. someone who fights for a cause
counsellor, counselor
n. someone who gives advice about problems
counsellor, counselor
n. someone who has supervisory duties at a summer camp
wise man, mentor
n. a wise and trusted guide and advisor
sponsor, presenter
n. an advocate who presents a person (as for an award or a degree or an introduction etc.)
instructor, teacher
n. a person whose occupation is teaching
approve
v. judge to be right or commendable; think well of
dictate, prescribe, order
v. issue commands or orders for
advocate, preach
v. speak, plead, or argue in favor of; "The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house"
pontificate
v. talk in a dogmatic and pompous manner; "The new professor always pontificates"
apprize, apprise, instruct
v. make aware of; "Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?"
rede, counsel, advise
v. give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
rede, counsel, advise
v. give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"
advocate, urge, recommend
v. push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
recommend
v. make attractive or acceptable; "Honesty recommends any person"
keep going, patronage, patronise, support, patronize
v. be a regular customer or client of; "We patronize this store"; "Our sponsor kept our art studio going for as long as he could"
judge, label, pronounce
v. pronounce judgment on; "They labeled him unfit to work here"
agitate, push, campaign, press, fight, crusade
v. exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for; "The liberal party pushed for reforms"; "She is crusading for women's rights"; "The Dean is pushing for his favorite candidate"
promulgate, exclaim, proclaim
v. state or announce; "`I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed"; "The King will proclaim an amnesty"
defend, champion
v. protect or fight for as a champion
invite, tempt
v. give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
invite, tempt
v. give rise to a desire by being attractive or inviting; "the window displays tempted the shoppers"
encourage
v. inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
encourage
v. inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to
goad, spur
v. give heart or courage to

Synonyms (10)

paladin, hero, fighter, champion
n. someone who fights for a cause
friend, booster, admirer, champion, protagonist, supporter
n. a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"

Antonyms (5)

contestant, objector, protester, dissident, dissenter
n. a person who dissents from some established policy

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