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synonyms for advocated

  • back
  • campaign for
  • defend
  • encourage
  • favor
  • further
  • justify
  • press for
  • promote
  • propose
  • push
  • recommend
  • support
  • tout
  • uphold
  • urge
  • advance
  • advise
  • bless
  • bolster
  • boost
  • champion
  • countenance
  • plug
  • side
  • vindicate
  • argue for
  • be in corner
  • brace up
  • build up
  • get on bandwagon
  • give a leg up
  • give a lift
  • go for
  • go to bat for
  • go with
  • hold with
  • plead for
  • plump for
  • ride shotgun for
  • root for
  • run interference for
  • say so
  • speak for
  • spread around
  • stump for
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antonyms for advocated

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  • block
  • conceal
  • condemn
  • deny
  • disapprove
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • hide
  • hinder
  • hurt
  • oppose
  • refuse
  • reject
  • decrease
  • halt
  • prevent
  • undermine
  • assail
  • attack
  • criticize
  • impugn
  • protest
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How to use advocated in a sentence

Labor advocates say they’ve long heard whispers about child labor, but whenever they try to dig deeper, nobody wants to talk.
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Some advocates who aren’t fond of Faulconer’s proposed contract terms applauded the move.
MORNING REPORT: PUSHING PAUSE ON THE FRANCHISE FEE DECISIONVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In Bronzaft’s work as an advocate for New York citizens, she’s dealt with all sorts of noise complaints.
PLEASE GET YOUR NOISE OUT OF MY EARS (EP. 439)STEPHEN J. DUBNERNOVEMBER 12, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Her decade-long project documenting the bonds between Samburu people and wildlife in northern Kenya reverses this oversight, telling the story of how Samburu people became advocates for wild animals and their habitat.
THESE PHOTOS REMIND US WHY CONSERVATION MATTERS - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSKEVIN BERGERNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
Amazon -owned Ring devices have long been under scrutiny of privacy advocates.
RING DOORBELLS RECALLED OVER FIRE THREATBRIAN HEATERNOVEMBER 11, 2020TECHCRUNCH
Even the board’s control of the budget might not be as significant as advocates are expecting, according to an expert, and experiences in other counties across the state under similar circumstances.
MORNING REPORT: PURPLE HAZEVOICE OF SAN DIEGONOVEMBER 11, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
It’s a significant victory for self-described “good government” advocates, although critics said the amendment doesn’t go far enough because party leaders will still have lots of control over the process.
ELECTION 2020: WINNERS AND LOSERS FROM VIRGINIA, MARYLAND AND D.C.ROBERT MCCARTNEYNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For labor advocates, it was about the precariousness of a growing economic class of workers.
CALIFORNIA VOTERS SIDED WITH UBER, DENYING DRIVERS BENEFITS BY CLASSIFYING THEM AS CONTRACTORSFAIZ SIDDIQUI, NITASHA TIKUNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Some candidates were backed by the teachers union and are advocates for neighborhood schools in a city where most children do not attend their assigned boundary school and nearly half go to charter schools.
WASHINGTON-AREA VOTERS ELECT NEW SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS AT UNPRECEDENTED MOMENT FOR EDUCATIONPERRY STEIN, HANNAH NATANSONNOVEMBER 4, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Even if Lummis emerges as an advocate for cryptocurrency in the Senate, the fast-growing crypto industry still faces significant regulatory headwinds.
WYOMING ELECTS FIRST BITCOIN OWNER TO U.S. SENATEJEFFNOVEMBER 4, 2020FORTUNE
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WORDS RELATED TO ADVOCATED

  • advocated
  • aided
  • approved
  • assisted
  • bankrolled
  • bolstered
  • boosted
  • championed
  • encouraged
  • endorsed
  • favored
  • fostered
  • furthered
  • helped
  • promoted
  • propped
  • seconded
  • sponsored
  • underwritten
  • upheld
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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