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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