Part of speech:
The preliminary section of a book, often having material considered essential to an understanding of the main text
An introduction or preface, especially a poem recited to introduce a play.
To preface; introduce:
An academic examination taken before a longer, more complex, or more important examination.
To introduce something, as a prelude.
The introduction to a formal document that explains its purpose.
The definition of commence means to begin something.
Something that explains:
To cause to start; set about; commence
An introductory statement to a book, esp. one written by someone other than the book's author
The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
A preliminary part or performance; often, specif., an introductory essay or article
The first part of a play, in which the setting and characters are introduced
The close or last part; the end or finish:
(Anatomy) Any of several supplementary or accessory parts of a bodily organ or structure, especially the vermiform appendix of the large intestine.
The definition of an epilogue is something at the end of a play, movie or other creative work that provides a conclusion or commentary on what has occurred or come before.
To bring to a close; end; finish
To come to an end; terminate
The definition of induction is the act of causing something to happen or an initiation ceremony.
A program, as on television, scheduled to precede another.
The definition of an overture is an introduction, or an action that shows someone might be ready to take a certain action.
To guide or conduct in a certain course, or to a certain place or end, by making the way known; to show the way, especially by going with or going in advance of, to lead a pupil; to guide somebody somewhere or to bring somebody somewhere by means of.instructions. Hence, figuratively: To direct; to counsel; to instruct; as, to lead a traveler.
An act of beginning; an initial effort:
A short section of preliminary remarks
To state in advance as an introduction or explanation.
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