Sally has been a big advocate of school vouchers.
His role now is to be an advocate for new technologies coming out of the research labs of the company.
The politician is no longer an advocate of that gun-control law.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
NOTE: a narrow, professional usage of Sense 1
John was a skilled advocate in the courtroom.
The man received a public advocate because he could not afford a lawyer.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)