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attorney

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of attorney

  1. 1 a person who acts or does business for another <talked to the count's attorney about buying land from his estate> Synonyms assignee, agent, commissary, delegate, deputy, envoy, factor, minister, procurator, proxy, rep, representativeRelated Words ambassador, diplomat, diplomatist, emissary, foreign minister, legate, plenipotentiary; alternate, backup, pinch hitter, relief, replacement, stand-in, sub, substitute, surrogate, understudy; informer, operative, spy; broker, distributor, manager; arbiter, arbitrator, comprador (or compradore), conciliator, go-between, intercessor, intermediary, interposer, liaison, mediator, middleman, peacemaker; mouthpiece, point man, point person, prophet, speaker, spokesman, spokesperson

  2. 2 a person whose profession is to conduct lawsuits for clients or to advise about legal rights and obligations <finished law school and became an attorney> Synonyms advocate, lawyer, attorney-at-law, counsel, counselor (or counsellor), counselor-at-law, legal eagleRelated Words cocounsel; district attorney, prosecuting attorney, prosecutor, solicitor; criminal lawyer, mouthpiece [slang], public defender, trial lawyer; solicitor; jurist; lawgiver, lawmaker, legislator, solon; ambulance chaser, pettifogger, Philadelphia lawyer, shyster





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