1. support; approve; argue in favor of
1. Amir Khan has used his celebrity as an actor to publicly advocate numerous progressive causes.
2. plead for
2. The prime minister has promised that he will advocate the abolition of this law if he is reelected.
ad (to)#vox vocis (voice) (Latin)
Think of avocado. Avocado is known to be the most healthy food on earth so we would recommend or plead for it advocate. advocate usually "urges"or "pleads" judge to give in his favour