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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ Planning Director Jerry Flannery is attempting to annex 1260 acres of vacant land next to the city.
▪ Athens annexed their lands and settled on them 4,000 Athenians as small-holders.
▪ In 1783 she proceeded to annex the nominally independent Crimea and to construct a large Black Sea fleet.
▪ It may be that as the town of Mallia grew, it outgrew its local territory and annexed the adjacent Lasithi territory.
▪ Its troops have fought in Bosnia, and in practice Western Hercegovina is annexed to it.
▪ Zululand was annexed to Natal in 1897.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Annex \An*nex"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annexed; p. pr. & vb. n. Annexing.] [F. annexer, fr. L. annexus, p. p. of annectere to tie or bind to; ad + nectere to tie, to fasten together, akin to Skr. nah to bind.]

  1. To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by to. ``He annexed a codicil to a will.''

  2. To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.

    He annexed a province to his kingdom.

  3. To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.

    Syn: To add; append; affix; unite; coalesce. See Add.


Annex \An*nex"\, v. i. To join; to be united.


Annex \An*nex"\, n. [F. annexe, L. annexus, neut. annexum, p. p. of annectere.] Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., "to connect with," from Old French annexer "to join" (13c.), from Medieval Latin annexare, frequentative of Latin annecetere "to bind to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + nectere "to tie, bind" (see nexus). Almost always meaning "to join in a subordinate capacity." Of nations or territories, c.1400. Related: Annexed; annexing.


1540s, "an adjunct, accessory," from French annexe, from annexer (see annex (v.)). Meaning "supplementary building" is from 1861.


Etymology 1 n. 1 An addition, an extension. 2 An appendix. 3 An addition or extension to a building. 4 An addition to the territory of a country or state, from a neighbouring country or state, normally by military force. Etymology 2

vb. 1 To add something to another thing; to incorporate. 2 To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc. 3 (context intransitive English) To join; to be united.

  1. n. an addition that extends a main building [syn: annexe, extension, wing]

  2. v. take illegally, as of territory; "The Israelis are annexing more and more territory on the West Bank"

  3. take (territory) by conquest; "Hitler annexed Lithuania"

  4. attach to


Annex or Annexe may refer to:

  • Annex (comics), a Marvel Comics character
  • Annex, an early name for the Bangkok Adventist Hospital
  • Annex, an addendum or appendix at the end of a book or report
  • The Annex, a neighborhood in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Annex (Arellano University – Plaridel Campus), a university athenaeum
Annex (comics)

Annex (Alexander Ellis) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. The character is usually depicted as associated with Spider-Man. His first appearance was in The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #27. Annex' powers were the result of prosthetics through computer technology. After losing a leg, he volunteered for this program. Ellis now possesses the ability to increase his physical abilities, as well as create any weapon he requires.

Usage examples of "annex".

The bomb aimer waited for the largest one - the hospital annex - left, left, steady.

As little formidable were the denunciations of the emperor, who had, by a decree of the Aulic council, communicated to the diet certain mandates, issued in the month of August in the preceding year, on pain of the ban of the empire, with avocatory letters annexed against the king of Great Britain, elector of Hanover, and the other princes acting in concert with the king of Prussia.

Japan Oparea and the Scenario Orange Warplan, Annex A, the plan for a naval blockade of the islands.

First National Flightpaths informed Daniel that the Annex could no longer supply him with the liquid nutrient by which Boa was kept alive.

Until the spirit of the new era reached the Rationing Board and moved them to reconsider the plight of such as Boa, it would not be possible to return her to the dismal wards of the First National Flightpaths annex.

Ben wondered if Dobie noticed that the pair was headed for the office annex, not the broodmare barns where the sick foal was.

Kether emanated, with its Very Substance, at the same time as Substance and Vessel, in like manner as the flame is annexed to the live coal, and as the Soul pervades, and is within, the body.

By the first arms of Roger, the island or rock of Malta, which has been since ennobled by a military and religious colony, was inseparably annexed to the crown of Sicily.

He conferred on him the whole estate of William Peverell, which had escheated to the crown: he put him in possession of eight castles, with all the forests and honors annexed to them: he delivered over to him no less than six earldoms, Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, Nottingham, Dorset, Lancaster and Derby.

Annex to engineer an add-on Jammer module for the Mark I, and eight more weeks for LifeShield Arsenal to convert Plants 4, 5 and 9 to Jammer production.

The British spread northwest from India while the Russians moved south, eventually annexing the independent Central Asian khanates of Khiva, Bokhara, and Kokand into what came to be called Soviet Central Asia.

They wanted to wipe out Kismet before MacroCode could annex their country.

Na afloop van het gesprek holde hij naar het wijkcentrum annex kapel om zijn eenvoudige priestergewaad aan te trekken en op tijd de mis voor zijn kleine kudde te kunnen opdragen.

Syderstone, in the county of Norfolk, do hereby certify that Elizabeth Parsons, Thomas Mase, William Ofield, Elizabeth Hooks, Phoebe Steward, and Robert Hunter, who are now residing in this parish, and whose Declarations are hereto annexed, have been known to us for some years, and are persons of veracity and good repute.

Fox further objected, that the legislative councils were unlimited as to numbers by any other restriction than the pleasure of the king, to whom a power was reserved of annexing to certain honorary and titular distinctions an hereditary right of sitting in council.