AskDefine | Define pleader

Dictionary Definition

pleader n : a lawyer who pleads cases in court [syn: advocate, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor-at-law]

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  1. A person, such as an advocate, who pleads

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abettor, actuator, advocate, agent, alter ego, alternate, amicus curiae, animator, apologete, apologist, apologizer, attorney, attorney-at-law, backup, backup man, barrister, barrister-at-law, cajoler, champion, coax, coaxer, counsel, counselor, counselor-at-law, defender, deputy, dummy, encourager, energizer, executive officer, exponent, figurehead, firer, friend at court, gadfly, galvanizer, impeller, inducer, inspirer, intercessor, justifier, lawyer, legal adviser, legal counselor, legal expert, legal practitioner, legalist, lieutenant, locum, locum tenens, mouthpiece, mover, moving spirit, paranymph, persuader, pinch hitter, prime mover, proctor, procurator, prompter, proponent, proxy, representative, sea lawyer, second in command, secondary, self-styled lawyer, solicitor, spark, spark plug, sparker, stand-in, stimulator, substitute, successful advocate, surrogate, tempter, understudy, utility man, vicar, vicar general, vice, vicegerent, vindicator, wheedler, whitewasher
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