"advocate Synonyms"

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Word Example of - advocate

    Example Sentences for advocate

    Judge Andrews gave immediate promise of celebrity as an advocate.

    To the Hotel Badrutt, to plead my own cause, because my advocate has failed me.

    Although a Roman by descent, I advocate not Roman intolerance.

    Fear not; while you advocate the truth, you can defy their rage.

    But, do you mean to advocate the instant manumission of all slaves, without regard to consequences?

    A door was opened; and we knew it to be that of the advocate Solera.

    On the contrary, I am become an advocate for the passion; for I too am cœlo tactus, Currus bene se habet.

    The Chisera is not a subject for jest or the favor of men; she is an advocate with the gods for us.

    He was an advocate, especially late in life, of the feudal type of colony.

    There was an advocate, or Sagfrer, a German, and some bagmen from Copenhagen.

Word Origin & History of - advocate

    Word Origin & History

    advocate mid-14c., "one whose profession is to plead cases in a court of justice," a technical term from Roman law, from O.Fr. avocat, from L. advocatus "one called to aid," orig. pp. of advocare "to call" (as witness or advisor) from ad- "to" + vocare "to call," related to vocem (see voice). The verb is first attested 1640s.