Synonyms of preface in English:

preface


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noun

1‘Sartre's famous preface to de Beauvoir's first novel’

SYNONYMS
introduction, foreword, preamble, prologue, prelude, opening remarks, prefatory remarks, preliminary remarks
front matter, forward matter
informal prelims, intro
rare proem, exordium, prolegomenon, prolusion, prodrome

verb

1‘the catalogue is prefaced by a memoir of the artist’

SYNONYMS
precede, introduce, prefix, begin, open, start, launch, lead up to, lead into
rare prologue, premise