Synonyms for preface

Synonyms for (noun) preface

Synonyms: foreword, preface, prolusion

Definition: a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book

Similar words: introduction

Definition: the first section of a communication

Synonyms for (verb) preface

Synonyms: precede, preface, premise, introduce

Definition: furnish with a preface or introduction

Usage: She always precedes her lectures with a joke; He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution

Similar words: tell, say, state

Definition: express in words

Usage: He said that he wanted to marry her; tell me what is bothering you; state your opinion; state your name