[verb ad-vuh-keyt; noun ad-vuh-kit, -keyt]
verb (used with object), advocated, advocating.
1.to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument;recommend publicly:
He advocated higher salaries for teachers.
2.a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person,cause, etc. (usually followed by of):
an advocate of peace.
- a person who pleads for or in behalf of another; intercessor.
- a person who pleads the cause of another in a court of law.
After coming across this word during my reading of Barney Collier’s Book I had no idea what this word meant until I took the time out to look up the definition. This word basically means to argue for or against something in a negative or positive way.