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Advocate

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun advocate:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb advocate:

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Advocate (to speak in favor of) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Kaplan GRE Exam Vocabulary in a Box, which includes 500 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

The word advocate and its family (advocacy, advocated, advocates, advocating) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun advocate

What does advocate mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: advocates

  1. a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
  2. a lawyer who pleads cases in court

Alternative definition of the noun advocate

noun

  1. A person who argues the case of another, such as a lawyer in a court.
  2. A person who speaks in support of something.
  3. A person who supports someone to make their voice heard, or ideally to speak up for themselves.

Definition of the noun advocate for high school students

    a person who argues in favor of something
    • example: In addition to wanting to turn left at every stop sign, Arnold was also a great advocate of increasing national defense spending.

The noun advocate is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Definition of the verb advocate

What does advocate mean as a doing word?

Advocate is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.

verb - inflections: advocated | advocating | advocates

  1. push for something
  2. speak, plead, or argue in favor of

Alternative definition of the verb advocate

verb

  1. [transitive] To argue for someone else.
  2. [transitive] To encourage support for something.

Definition of the verb advocate for high school students

    to argue in favor of something
    • example: Arnold advocated turning left at the stop sign, even though everyone else thought we should turn right.

The verb advocate is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Characters

  1. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1987 film Nazrana.
  2. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2003 film Manassinakkare.
  3. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2003 film Meerayude Dukhavum Muthuvinte Swapnavum.
  4. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1960 film Kanoon.
  5. Advocate is a fictional character in the 2013 film Kutteem Kolum.
  6. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2008 film Babal Da Vehra.
  7. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1977 film Mimino.
    • also known as Светлана Георгиевна, Світлана Георгіївна
    • in the film "Mimino", played by Marina Dyuzheva
  8. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2009 film Indira Vizha.
  9. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1990 film Pati Patni Aur Tawaif.
  10. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Game of Love.
  11. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1974 film Dil Diwana.
  12. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1980 film Apne Paraye.
  13. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2009 film Gulumal.
  14. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1986 film Nagina.
  15. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1999 film Ustaad.
  16. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1986 film Kirayadar.
  17. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1954 film Amar.
  18. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1987 film Kudrat Ka Kanoon.
  19. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1997 film The Car.
  20. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1967 film Bhai Bhauja.
  21. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1983 film Bandhan Kuchchey Dhaagon Ka.
  22. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1996 film Vijeta.
  23. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1985 film Karimpinpoovinakkare.
  24. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2007 film Mayavi.
  25. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1987 film The Mother of Kings.
  26. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1969 film Anjaana.
  27. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2005 film Rajamanikyam.
  28. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1996 film Maanbumigu Maanavan.
  29. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2004 film Saatchya Aat Gharat.
  30. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2008 film Lovesongs: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.
  31. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2006 film Baba Kalyani.
  32. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2003 film Ente Veedu Appuvinteyum.
  33. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1996 film Rakshak.
  34. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1974 film The Golden Fortress.
  35. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2004 film Natturajavu.
  36. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2010 film Malik Ek.
  37. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1996 film Rajaputhran.
  38. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2013 film Loveria.
  39. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1965 film Three Steps on Earth.
  40. Advocate is a fictional character from the 2008 film A Climate for Crime.
  41. Advocate is a fictional character from the 1985 film Ee Sabdam Innathe Sabdam.
  42. Advocate a.k.a. Piotr Balicki is a fictional character from the 1988 film A Short Film About Killing.

There are other characters with in their name, like Judge Advocate.

Film

"Advocate" a.k.a. "The Hour of the Pig" is a 1993 British/French film by writer/director Leslie Megahey, produced by the BBC. The film stars Colin Firth, Ian Holm, Donald Pleasence, Nicol Williamson, Jim Carter and Amina Annabi. It was released in the United States as The Advocate. The film is usually categorised as a drama, although it could also be classified as a mystery or a black comedy.

Music

"Advocate" is a musical album of Jim Beard.

  • released in (16 years ago)

Groups

  1. Advocate is a musical group.
    • also known as The Advocate
    • album: "From Soil Laced With Lyme"
  2. Advocate is a musical group.
    • album: "Trial and Error"

Miscellanea

  1. Advocate: An advocate is a type of professional person in several different legal systems. These include Scotland, Belgium, South Africa, India, Scandinavian jurisdictions, Israel, Brazil and the British Crown dependencies of Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. The broad equivalent in many English law-based jurisdictions is a barrister, public defender, district attorney or prosecutor.
    • also known as Peguambela, वकील, Puolestapuhuja
  2. Advocate a.k.a. The High Priest was the chief religious official of Israelite religion and of classical Judaism from the rise of the Israelite nation until the destruction of the Second Temple of Jerusalem. The high priests belonged to the Jewish priestly families that trace their paternal line back to Aaron, the first high priest and elder brother of Moses.
    • also known as Kohen Gadol, High Priest of Israel
  3. Advocate: Ang Advocate ay isang palabas sa telebisyon sa Timog Korea.
  4. The Advocate was a newspaper in Pittsburgh, published under several title variants from 1832 to 1844. It was the second daily newspaper issued in the city, the first being its eventual purchaser, the Gazette. Politically, the paper supported the principles of the Whig Party.
  5. The Advocate is a student newspaper for Kansas City Kansas Community College. The newspaper also maintains an online presence.

Phrases with Advocate

  1. judge advocate general
  2. judge advocate
  3. Angel's Advocate
  4. devil's advocate

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Advocate

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Google previewNew York CIty

Public Advocate The Public Advocate is a directly elected executive official and heads the Office of the Public...

The Public Advocate is an ex-officio member of all Council committees and is permitted to introduce legislation in the Council.

Google previewBaby Boomers and Beyond (2010)

The Who, What, When, and Where Guide to Health and Spirituality by Michelle McAllister

An advocate is a person you wish to be present at the time of illness to insure your individual healthcare is managed in a...

Google previewShine! Healthcare Leadership Distilled (2012)

Increase Your Bottom-line Through Improved Leadership by Matthew J. Hess Mba Ma Sphr

This person is the Devil's Advocate. The Devil's Advocate is a role set up to challenge the assumptions and ...

Google previewInherited Estates (2008)

Twelfth Report of Session 2007-08; Report, Together with Formal Minutes, Oral and Written Evidence by Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Treasury Committee

Our Policyholder Advocate is a nominated Policyholder Advocate.

Google previewThe New White Nationalism in America (2002)

Its Challenge to Integration by Carol M. Swain

Cultured, intelligent, and often possessing impressive degrees from some of America's premier colleges and universities, this new breed of white racial advocate is a far cry from the populist politicians and hooded Klansmen of the Old South ...

Google previewPolitical Consumerism (2013)

Global Responsibility in Action by Dietlind Stolle, Michele Micheletti

downsizing advocate is the U.S.-based New American Dream (a nonprofit organization founded in 19 97) that strives to popularize simplicity by helping consumers to find balance in life. Today, environmental groups, climate change activists, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Social Movement Media (2011)

by John D. H. Downing

The Advocate is the longest running and most widely distributed gay and lesbian publication in the United States. The monthly magazine's devotion from a queer perspective to news, travel, art, and general cultural interests affords it wide ...

Google previewPolitical Dictionary (1845)

Forming a Work of Universal Reference, Both Constitutional and Legal

Though the word Advocate is the term now generally used to express a person conversant with the law who manages a plaintiffs or defendant's case in court, this is not exactly the meaning of the Roman work advocatus. The word Advocatus ...

Google previewNegro Year Book and Annual Encyclopedia of the Negro (1922)

Porter-- Little Roc The Negro Advocate - M. L. Hampton Fordyce - The Inter-State Reporte H. W. Holloway-- --Helena, 506 1–2 Ohio St. The Opinion-Enterprise-- --M. A. Clark------------- Marianna Western Review.

Google previewMethodist Dictionary, a Brief Work on Methodist Terminology (1909)

Prepared in the Interest of Ministers, Members, and Friends of the Methodist Episcopal Church by Joseph Ferguson Anderson

Christian Advocate. — The name given to eight religious weekly newspapers, published under General Conference authority; the oldest of them being the New York publication, which made its appearance in the year 1826. The editor of each ...

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Small photo of MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 28, 2016: The Royal Australasian College of Surgeons in Melbourne, Australia.It is the leading advocate for surgical standards and education in Australia and New ZealandSmall photo of Smiling middle aged professor, advocate or businesswoman in black blazer holding her thumb up, sign for good or best quality service, light background, copy space, copyspaceSmall photo of SWINDON, UK - OCTOBER 15, 2016: Advocate Flea Treatment for Small cats and Ferrets on a white backgroundSmall photo of SWINDON, UK - OCTOBER 15, 2016: Advocate Flea Treatment for Small cats and Ferrets on a white backgroundSmall photo of Man as an official, representative,advocate or resellerSmall photo of CROATIA ZAGREB, 2 OCTOBER 2016: a stamp printed in Australia shows Sir Henry Parkes, Advocate of Federation of the Six Colonies, circa 1989Small photo of UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - CIRCA 1940: A used postage stamp from the USA, depicting an illustration of American social reformer and women's rights advocate Susan. B. Anthony, circa 1940. More...

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Sign language

WCA Advocate Services - American Sign Language and Closed Captioning

ADVOCATES ARE HERE TO HELP An advocate is someone you can talk to about your domestic violence or sexual assault situation and is able to keep your ...

Quotes about Advocate

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me. (Hunter S. Thompson)
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Scrabble value of A1D2V4O1C3A1T1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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