Associations to the word «Preface»


PREFACE, noun. The beginning or introductory portion that comes before the main text of a document or book.
PREFACE, noun. An introduction, or series of preliminary remarks.
PREFACE, noun. (Roman Catholic) The prelude or introduction to the canon of the Mass.
PREFACE, verb. (transitive) To introduce or make a comment before (the main point).
PREFACE, verb. (transitive) To give a preface to.
PREFACE, noun. The part of the liturgy that precedes the main part of the Eucharist

Dictionary definition

PREFACE, noun. A short introductory essay preceding the text of a book.
PREFACE, verb. 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".

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery