Precludes vs Preludes - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between precludes and preludes is that precludes is (preclude) while preludes is . As a noun preludes is .
Remove the possibility of; (l); prevent or exclude; to make (l).
- It has been raining for days, but that doesn’t preclude the possibility that the skies will clear by this afternoon!
, date = 2013-08-09
, author = Douglas Main
, title = Israel Outlaws Water Fluoridation
, site = livescience
, url = http://www.livescience.com/38796-israel-outlaws-water-fluoridation.html
, accessdate = 2013-09-30
- Israel’s decision to ban fluoridation follows a vote to preclude the practice in Portland, Ore., and Wichita, Kan. It was also recently overturned in Hamilton, the fourth most populous city in New Zealand.
(en noun )
An introductory or preliminary performance or event; a preface.
(music) A short piece of music that acts as an introduction to a longer piece.
To introduce something, as a prelude.
To play an introduction or prelude; to give a prefatory performance.
* Sir Walter Scott
- The musicians preluded on their instruments.
- We are preluding too largely, and must come at once to the point.