A preface or an introductory note, as for a book, especially by a person other than the author.
An initial section of a book or article, which introduces the subject material.
The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
An introductory section, as of a speech.
(Music) A piece or movement that serves as an introduction to another section or composition and establishes the key, such as one that precedes a fugue, opens a suite, or precedes a church service.
A preliminary act or course of action foreshadowing greater events
Find another word for proem. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for proem, like: foreword, introduction, opening, preface, prelude and prologue.