Part of speech:
Of, like, or serving as a preface; introductory
Of, relating to, or occurring at the beginning; first:
The definition of incipient is in the beginning stages.
Initial or introductory
Of or occurring near the beginning of a given series, period of time, or course of events:
Prior means having happened in the past.
(Informal) Of or relating to the first portion of some extended thing.
That prepares or serves to prepare; preliminary; introductory
The first in a group or series.
(Not comparable) Newly created.
The definition of anterior is something that happened before.
Of or relating to any of the extremist factions of the Irish Republican Army established in 1970.
Of, being, or serving as a starting point or basis:
Real; actual; true; not imaginary
Succeeding next in order to the first; of second place, origin, rank, rank, etc.; not primary; subordinate; not of the first order or rate.
Most eminent or exalted; most excellent; chief; highest.
(Physics) Designating or of a fundamental
The definition of preliminary is something that happens or comes before the main action.
Least likely or expected:
(Grammar) Aspectually inflected to show that the action is beginning.
Produced by induction
Of, relating to, or occurring at the start of something
Serving to introduce a subject or person, for example
Find another word for introductory. In this page you can discover 41 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for introductory, like: starting, prefatory, initial, incipient, initiatory, opening, early, prior, beginning, precursory and preparatory.