verb (used with object), pref·aced, pref·ac·ing.
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Origin of preface
SYNONYMS FOR preface
OTHER WORDS FROM prefacepref·ac·er, nounun·pref·aced, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for prefaced
I prefaced it by saying, “Bill Clinton was such a dog, that…” so they cut out the story angle.Tom Sizemore’s Revenge: On Tom Cruise’s Scientology Recruitment, Drugs, and Craving a Comeback|Marlow Stern|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She prefaced her remarks by stating that she was not going to give “a campaign political speech.”Joni Ernst's Big Pivot: From Pig Castrator to Iowa Nice|Ben Jacobs|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Nearly three weeks later, I received a stock e-mailed apology, prefaced by a quick summary of the United Airlines world view.
My link was prefaced by a caveat that the story was a disgrace: "If accurate."Yes, Bin Laden's Killer Will Get Healthcare Benefits|David Frum|February 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Things take a turn at 4:06, making you wonder if that relates to what was prefaced in the video as “inspired by true events.”Adam Levine, Grizzly Bear & More of the Best Music Videos of the Week (VIDEO)|Jean Trinh|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And then they told all about their night's work; and Tom prefaced the telling by a very sensible remark.Viking Boys|Jessie Margaret Edmondston Saxby
This question was proposed with diffidence, and prefaced by apologies.Ormond, Volume II (of 3)|Charles Brockden Brown
This is very pretty and nave, but quite childish, and the lines are prefaced by a quotation from Ovid.Coleridge|Samuel Levy Bensusan
She prefaced this invitation with so many apologies that she quite excited my curiosity.Cranford|Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
The third act is prefaced with a short prelude of melancholy mould.Giacomo Puccini|Wakeling Dry