Synonyms of preface in English:

preface


See definition of preface

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