Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun preface

1 sense of preface

Sense 1
foreword, preface, prolusion -- (a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book)
       => introduction -- (the first section of a communication)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb preface

1 sense of preface

Sense 1
precede, preface, premise, introduce -- (furnish with a preface or introduction; "She always precedes her lectures with a joke"; "He prefaced his lecture with a critical remark about the institution")
       => state, say, tell -- (express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name")

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