American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To append or attach, especially to a larger or more significant thing.
- v. To incorporate (territory) into an existing political unit such as a country, state, county, or city.
- v. To add or attach, as an attribute, condition, or consequence.
- n. A building added on to a larger one or an auxiliary building situated near a main one.
- n. An addition, such as an appendix, that is made to a record or other document.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To attach at the end; subjoin; affix: as, to annex a codicil to a will. In law, it implies physical connection, which, however, is often dispensed with when not reasonably practicable.
- To unite, as a smaller thing to a greater; join; make an integral part of: as, to annex a conquered province to a kingdom.
- To attach, especially as an attribute, a condition, or a consequence: as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition.
- Synonyms Add, Affix, Attach. See add and list under affix.
- n. Something annexed; specifically, a subsidiary building connected with an industrial exhibition; hence, any similar arrangement for the purpose of providing additional accommodation, or for carrying out some object subordinate to the main and original object. Also spelled annexe.
- n. An addition, an extension.
- n. An appendix.
- n. An addition or extension to a building.
- n. An addition to the territory of a country or state, from a neighbouring country or state, normally by military force.
- v. To add something to another, to incorporate into.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by
- v. To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.
- v. To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc..
- v. To join; to be united.
- n. Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.
- v. take (territory) as if by conquest
- v. attach to
- n. an addition that extends a main building
- From Middle English, from Old French annexer ("to join"), from Medieval Latin annexāre, present active infinitive of annexō, frequentative of Latin annectō ("bind to"), from ad ("to") + nectō ("tie, bind"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English annexen, from Old French annexer, from Latin annectere, annex-, to connect : ad-, ad- + nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This is what we call our annex -- the annex to our camp.”
“On October 3, the committee suspended publication of the so-called annex bulletin on the Suez situation because of “the preponderance of indications that the UK and France do not intend to resort to force at this time.””
“Two other guest rooms occupy a separate wing, and a fourth is located in the attic of the garage annex, which is connected to the house by a glass passageway.”
“While the Fountainebleu apartments sit across from an entrance to the university, it also is operated with a smaller property known as the annex, which doesn't have its own cafeteria, so residents must walk several blocks to the Fountainebleu if they want to eat in a dining facility.”
“The Kyoto Protocol depended heavily on the commitments of the so-called annex one countries who were seen at the time as the biggest polluters.”
“Terry Opdendyk Others are considering so-called annex funds, which are side funds that can provide an extra pool of money.”
“And another annex is the status of the main equipment and then, at the end the clarifications of the Iraqi team to the IAEA action team.”
“They have, back in, I believe, '94, undertaken to comply with the MTCR guidelines, but there is also -- which involves missiles -- but there's also something called the MTCR annex, which is essentially a list of all sorts of components and technologies that could be used in missiles.”
“In the annex is the overall factory, about twenty white hands being here employed.”
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“Also this week, the Evansville Redevelopment Commission agreed to pay $306,000 to cover the purchase and demolition of the easternmost section of the parking garage that stands across Walnut Street from the Executive Inn. The section, sometimes called the annex, has been due for demolition ever since part of its exterior wall collapsed during a windstorm.”
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