Prelude Synonyms and Antonyms

prĕl'yo͝od', prā'lo͝od', prē'-

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Synonyms for Prelude

A similar orchestral work intended for independent concert performance.
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(Roman Catholic) The prelude or introduction to the canon of the Mass.
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Beginning means the moment or place when something started.
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An introductory section preceding the main text of a book or other document; a preface or introduction.
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The definition of induction is the act of causing something to happen or an initiation ceremony.
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The introduction to a formal document that explains its purpose.
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A preliminary remark
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An introduction or preface, especially a poem recited to introduce a play.
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A musical composition for a definite number of parts or voices, in which a subject is announced in one voice, imitated in succession by each of the other voices, and developed contrapuntally
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The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
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An introduction; a preface.
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A preliminary step, procedure, etc.
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A composition in free style for the organ, piano, etc., generally characterized by the use of full chords and running passages and often used as the prelude of a fugue
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Introduction
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(Rare) prelude
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A volunteer.
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A program, as on television, scheduled to precede another.
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Antonyms for Prelude

A message appended at the end of a letter after the writer's signature.
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(Music) An organ voluntary played at the end of a church service.
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(Grammar) The last morpheme of a word, added to some base to make an inflected form (such as -ing in "ending").
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A short addition or concluding section at the end of a literary work, often dealing with the future of its characters.
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The close or last part; the end or finish:
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Words Related to Prelude

A basic introductory text or course of study.
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Such scores considered as a group:
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An act of beginning; an initial effort:
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A short section of preliminary remarks
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