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Advocate synonyms
ăd'və-kāt'
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To defend or maintain (a cause, claim, etc.) against opposition
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  1. To defend or maintain (a cause, claim, etc.) against opposition
  2. To clear from criticism, blame, guilt, suspicion, etc.; uphold by evidence or argument
  3. To defend, maintain, or insist on the recognition of (one's rights, for example).
To maintain or affirm:
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  1. To maintain or affirm:
  2. To hold aloft; raise:
  3. To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
To buoy up or hearten:
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  1. To buoy up or hearten:
  2. To prop up as with a bolster; support, strengthen, or reinforce
  3. To support or prop up with or as if with a long narrow pillow or cushion.
To urge or promote the use, sale, success, etc. of
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  1. To urge or promote the use, sale, success, etc. of
  2. To move by being pushed
  3. To advance despite difficulty or opposition; press forward:
To help the progress of; promote.
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  1. To help the progress of; promote.
  2. At or to a greater distance or more remote point in space or time; farther
  3. In addition; moreover
To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
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  1. To serve as an advance person for a trip to be made by a politician or a dignitary.
  2. To move against another, as when attacking:
  3. To cause to move forward:
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To have the back in a certain place or direction
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  1. To have the back in a certain place or direction
  2. In reply or return:
  3. To sign on the back; endorse
To fight for, defend, or support as a champion:
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  1. To fight for, defend, or support as a champion:
  2. (Obs.) To challenge to a fight
  3. To fight for; defend; support
To write one's signature on the back of (an instrument) to transfer the rights available under that instrument to another party.
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  1. To write one's signature on the back of (an instrument) to transfer the rights available under that instrument to another party.
  2. To sign (one's name) as payee on the back of (a check, money order, etc.)
  3. To write on the back of (a document)
To suggest favorably as suited for some use, function, position, etc.
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  1. To suggest favorably as suited for some use, function, position, etc.
  2. To praise or commend to another as being worthy or desirable; endorse:
  3. To give advice or counsel:
To choose to take the same point of view as (someone).
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  1. To choose to take the same point of view as (someone).
Used other than as an idiom: see stand,"Ž behind.
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  1. Used other than as an idiom: see stand,"Ž behind.
  2. (Idiomatic) To support; express one's support
(Idiomatic, intransitive) To wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.
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  1. (Idiomatic, intransitive) To wait in expectation of some event; to make ready.
  2. (Idiomatic) To remain loyal or faithful to.
  3. To do nothing. To be inactive in a situation.
To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
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  1. To keep from falling in value, as by government purchases:
  2. To give courage, faith, or confidence to; help or comfort
  3. To back a cause, party etc. mentally or with concrete aid.
To hold aloft; raise:
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  1. To hold aloft; raise:
  2. To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
  3. To decide in favor of; agree with and support against opposition; sustain
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