Definition of Preface:

  1. Provide (a book) with a preface.

  2. Foreword written by the author himself or herself.

  3. An introduction to a book, typically stating its subject, scope, or aims.

Synonyms of Preface

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How to use Preface in a sentence?

  1. This article is excerpted from the new preface to the updated paperback edition.
  2. The book is prefaced by a quotation from William Faulkner.

Meaning of Preface & Preface Definition