a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Syn: ↑advocate, ↑proponent, ↑exponent
Derivationally related forms: ↑propound (for: ↑proponent), ↑advocate, ↑advocate (for: ↑advocate)
Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑mortal, ↑soul
apologist, ↑vindicator, ↑justifier, ↑constitutionalist, ↑Darwinian, ↑democrat, ↑populist, ↑federalist, ↑Gnostic, ↑humanist, ↑humanitarian, ↑ideologist, ↑ideologue, ↑internationalist, ↑irredentist, ↑irridentist, ↑isolationist, ↑Jansenist, ↑libertarian, ↑Maoist, ↑Marxist, ↑nationalist, ↑neoclassicist, ↑neutralist, ↑nullifier, ↑partisan, ↑zealot, ↑drumbeater, ↑partitionist, ↑Platonist, ↑pro-lifer, ↑presenter, ↑sponsor, ↑protectionist, ↑republican, ↑ritualist, ↑ruralist, ↑secessionist, ↑secularist, ↑separatist, ↑separationist, ↑spokesperson, ↑interpreter, ↑representative, ↑voice, ↑suffragist, ↑supporter, ↑protagonist, ↑champion, ↑admirer, ↑booster, ↑friend, ↑supremacist, ↑teleologist, ↑Thatcherite, ↑unilateralist

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • advocator — noun see advocate II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • advocator — See advocation. * * * …   Universalium

  • advocator — noun One who advocates …   Wiktionary

  • advocator — n. intercessor, one who presents the cause of another in court, advocate …   English contemporary dictionary

  • advocator — ad·vo·ca·tor …   English syllables

  • advocator — /aedvowkeytar/ In old practice, one who called on or vouched another to warrant a title; a voucher. Advocatus; the person called on, or vouched; a vouchee …   Black's law dictionary

  • advocator — The warrantor of a title. In old Scotch law, an appellant …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • advocate — I. noun Etymology: Middle English advocat, from Anglo French, from Latin advocatus, from past participle of advocare to summon, from ad + vocare to call, from voc , vox voice more at voice Date: 14th century 1. one that pleads the cause of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Christian left — For the political party in Chile, see Christian Left Party of Chile. The Christian left is a term originating in the United States, used to describe a spectrum of left wing Christian political and social movements which largely embraces social… …   Wikipedia

  • Matthew Fontaine Maury — Matthew Fontaine Maury, USN Matthew Fontaine Maury (January 14, 1806 – February 1, 1873), United States Navy was an American astronomer, historian, oceanographer, meteorologist, cartographer, author, geologist, and educator. He was nicknamed …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.