Synonyms of advocate in English:

advocate


See definition of advocate

noun

1‘she was a powerful advocate of children's rights’

SYNONYMS
champion, upholder, supporter, backer, promoter, proponent, exponent, protector, patron
spokesman for, spokeswoman for, spokesperson for, speaker for, campaigner for, fighter for, battler for, crusader for
missionary, reformer, pioneer, pleader, propagandist, apostle, apologist
North American booster
informal plugger
ANTONYMS

critic

2‘he studied law and became an advocate at twenty-one’

SYNONYMS
barrister, lawyer, counsel, counsellor, professional pleader, legal practitioner
North American attorney
North American, Irish counsellor-at-law
informal brief

verb

1‘heart disease specialists advocate a diet low in cholesterol’

SYNONYMS
recommend, prescribe, commend, advise, favour, approve of, support, back, uphold, subscribe to, champion, campaign on behalf of, stand up for, speak for, argue for, plead for, press for, lobby for, urge, promote, espouse, endorse, sanction, vouch for
informal plug, push
ANTONYMS

reject