Thesaurus

went to bat for

phrase
past tense of go to bat for

Synonyms & Antonyms of went to bat for

to promote the interests or cause of
  • an advocate who goes to bat for the poor and marginalized

Synonyms for went to bat for

Words Related to went to bat for

Phrases Synonymous with went to bat for

Near Antonyms for went to bat for

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about went to bat for

Cite this Entry

“Went to bat for.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/went%20to%20bat%20for. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

Comments on went to bat for

What made you want to look up went to bat for? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!