[ US /ˈædvəˌkeɪt, ˈædvəkət/ ]
  1. a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
  2. a lawyer who pleads cases in court
  1. push for something
    The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  2. speak, plead, or argue in favor of
    The doctor advocated a smoking ban in the entire house
Linguix Browser extension
Fix your writing
on millions of websites
Get Started For Free Linguix pencil

How To Use advocate In A Sentence

  • Perhaps it comes straight out of that party line dictionary that was written in a smoke-filled room in Sevastapol Street by the same faceless Provo apparatchik who a few years back advocated the practically endless use of the term 'securocrat'. Archive 2009-01-01
  • Outrages like the Thomas case make it a good deal more difficult for enlightened penal reformers like the Professor to get a fair hearing when they advocate bringing back the lash.
  • Venuti advocates that translators create a discursive heterogeneity by using non-dominant English forms to make the foreignness of the source texts felt and render the translations visible.
  • I don't think you're playing devil's advocate (a word every/filmer seems to want use) simply by making entirely senseless comparisons between films like Transformers and There Will Be Blood, and ranting on with points of view that even someone in defense of Transformers would never use. Things I Noticed While Watching 20 Minutes of JJ Abrams’ Star Trek | /Film
  • According to the advocates of the holistic system, an integrative health care package would include facets from allopathy, Ayurveda, Homoeopathy, Yoga, Siddha and naturopathy.
  • His life was one of varied and significant achievements - an advocate at the Scottish bar, a sound if impatient and pugnacious judge of the Court of Session, and a politically active Whig.
  • The vital factor he boldly designates "entelechy", or "psychoid", and advocated a return to Aristotle for the most helpful conception of the principle of life. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • Gob Woodhull, an imaginary son of the real 19th-century feminist, spiritualist and free-love advocate Victoria Woodhull, loses his twin brother in the Civil War and builds a vast and elaborate machine whose purpose is to "grieve" so efficiently that it will bring all of history's dead back to life. Time Tripping
  • An extension of this may occur when the victim actually, becomes a supporter or advocate of her captor.
  • Discovered advocate the connection between composition and development of estate Tibetan medicine.
View all
This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy