• Preliminaries Definition & Synonyms
- (pl. ) of Preliminary
• Preliminary Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) That which precedes the main discourse, work, design, or business; something introductory or preparatory; as, the preliminaries to a negotiation or duel; to take ones preliminaries the year before entering college.
- (a.) Introductory; previous; preceding the main discourse or business; prefatory; as, preliminary observations to a discourse or book; preliminary articles to a treaty; preliminary measures; preliminary examinations.