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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Annex \An*nex"\, verb (used with an object) [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." --Johnson.

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

He annexed a province to his kingdom. --Johnson.

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}.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Annex \An*nex"\, verb (used without an object) To join; to be united. --Tooke.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Annex \An*nex"\, noun [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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

annex

noun

1: an addition that extends a main building [syn: {annex}, {annexe}, {extension}, {wing}]

verb

1: take (territory) as if by conquest; "Hitler annexed Lithuania"

2: attach to


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