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Synonyms for prelude

Noun

1. preliminary, overture, prelude, origin, origination, inception
usage: something that serves as a preceding event or introduces what follows; "training is a necessary preliminary to employment"; "drinks were the overture to dinner"
2. prelude, music
usage: music that precedes a fugue or introduces an act in an opera

Verb

1. prelude, serve, function
usage: serve as a prelude or opening to
2. prelude, play, spiel
usage: play as a prelude
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