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an·nex

 (ə-nĕks′, ăn′ĕks′)
tr.v. an·nexed, an·nex·ing, an·nex·es
1. To append or attach, especially to a larger or more significant thing.
2. To incorporate (territory) into an existing political unit such as a country, state, county, or city.
3. To add or attach, as an attribute, condition, or consequence.
n. (ăn′ĕks′, ăn′ĭks)
1. A building added on to a larger one or an auxiliary building situated near a main one.
2. An addition, such as an appendix, that is made to a record or other document.

[Middle English annexen, from Old French annexer, from Latin annectere, annex-, to connect : ad-, ad- + nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots.]

an′nex·a′tion (ăn′ĭk-sā′shən) n.
an′nex·a′tion·al adj.
an′nex·a′tion·ism n.
an′nex·a′tion·ist n.

annex

vb (tr)
1. to join or add, esp to something larger; attach
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) to add (territory) by conquest or occupation
3. to add or append as a condition, warranty, etc
4. to appropriate without permission
n
a variant spelling (esp US) of annexe
[C14: from Medieval Latin annexāre, from Latin annectere to attach to, from nectere to join]
anˈnexable adj

an•nex

(v. əˈnɛks, ˈæn ɛks; n. ˈæn ɛks, -ɪks)
v.t.
1. to attach, append, or add, esp. to something larger or more important.
2. to incorporate (territory) into the domain of a city, country, or state: Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia.
3. to take or appropriate, esp. without permission: planned to annex the private documents for their own use.
4. to attach as an attribute, condition, or consequence.
n.
5. something annexed.
6. a subsidiary building or an addition to a building.
7. something added to a document; appendix; supplement: an annex to a treaty.
Also, esp. Brit.,an′nexe.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French annexer < Medieval Latin annexāre, derivative of Latin annexus, past participle of annectere, adnectere to attach]
an`nex•a′tion, n.

annex

A document appended to an operation order or other document to make it clearer or to give further details.

annex


Past participle: annexed
Gerund: annexing

Imperative
annex
annex
Present
I annex
you annex
he/she/it annexes
we annex
you annex
they annex
Preterite
I annexed
you annexed
he/she/it annexed
we annexed
you annexed
they annexed
Present Continuous
I am annexing
you are annexing
he/she/it is annexing
we are annexing
you are annexing
they are annexing
Present Perfect
I have annexed
you have annexed
he/she/it has annexed
we have annexed
you have annexed
they have annexed
Past Continuous
I was annexing
you were annexing
he/she/it was annexing
we were annexing
you were annexing
they were annexing
Past Perfect
I had annexed
you had annexed
he/she/it had annexed
we had annexed
you had annexed
they had annexed
Future
I will annex
you will annex
he/she/it will annex
we will annex
you will annex
they will annex
Future Perfect
I will have annexed
you will have annexed
he/she/it will have annexed
we will have annexed
you will have annexed
they will have annexed
Future Continuous
I will be annexing
you will be annexing
he/she/it will be annexing
we will be annexing
you will be annexing
they will be annexing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been annexing
you have been annexing
he/she/it has been annexing
we have been annexing
you have been annexing
they have been annexing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been annexing
you will have been annexing
he/she/it will have been annexing
we will have been annexing
you will have been annexing
they will have been annexing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been annexing
you had been annexing
he/she/it had been annexing
we had been annexing
you had been annexing
they had been annexing
Conditional
I would annex
you would annex
he/she/it would annex
we would annex
you would annex
they would annex
Past Conditional
I would have annexed
you would have annexed
he/she/it would have annexed
we would have annexed
you would have annexed
they would have annexed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.annex - an addition that extends a main building
addition, add-on, improver - a component that is added to something to improve it; "the addition of a bathroom was a major improvement"; "the addition of cinnamon improved the flavor"
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
ell - an extension at the end and at right angles to the main building
Verb1.annex - take (territory) as if by conquest; "Hitler annexed Lithuania"
take over, usurp, arrogate, seize, assume - seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession; "He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town"; "he usurped my rights"; "She seized control of the throne after her husband died"
colonise, colonize - settle as a colony; of countries in the developing world; "Europeans colonized Africa in the 17th century"
2.annex - attach to
append, add on, affix, supplement - add to the very end; "He appended a glossary to his novel where he used an invented language"

annex

verb
1. seize, take over, appropriate, acquire, occupy, conquer, expropriate, arrogate Rome annexed the Nabatean kingdom in 106 AD.
2. join, unite, add, connect, attach, tack, adjoin, fasten, affix, append, subjoin A gate goes through to the annexed garden.
join remove, separate, detach, disconnect, disengage, unfasten, disunite, disjoin

annex

verb
To add as a supplement or an appendix:
noun
A part added to a main structure:
Translations
مُلْحَق، مُلاحَق، مُلحَقَاتيَضُم، يُلْحِق
připojitpřístavekzabrat
anneksannektereindlemmetilbygning
lisa
aneksanektirati
annektálépületszárnyfüggelékhozzácsatol
innlimaviîbygging
aneksijaaneksuotipriestatasprijungti
anektētpiebūvepievienot
anektovaťprístavok
ekek binaele geçirmekmüştemilattopraklarına katmak

annex

[əˈneks]
A. VT
1. [+ territory] → anexar, anexionar (to a)
2. [+ document] → adjuntar, añadir (to a)
B. [ˈæneks] N (US) = annexe

annex

[ˈænɛks]
n = annexe
[əˈnɛks] vt [+ country, state, region, territory] → annexer
to annex sth to sth [+ country, territory] → annexer qch à qch

annex

n
(to document etc) → Anhang m, → Nachtrag m
(= building)Nebengebäude nt, → Annex m; (= extension)Anbau m

annex

[vb əˈnɛks; n ˈænɛks]
1. vt (territory) to annex (to)annettere (a)
2. n (Brit) (also annexe) → (edificio) annesso

annex

(əˈneks) verb
to take possession of (eg a country).
(ˈӕneks) (also ˈannexe)>noun
a building added to, or used as an addition to, another building. a hotel annexe.
ˌannexˈation (ӕ-) noun
References in classic literature ?
The new are either entirely new, as was Milan to Francesco Sforza, or they are, as it were, members annexed to the hereditary state of the prince who has acquired them, as was the kingdom of Naples to that of the King of Spain.
So saying, he annexed both countries, and after a long, peaceful, and happy reign was poisoned by his Prime Minister.
The most common form for the construction of a house is five-sided or pentagonal, as in the annexed figure.
The new soldiers were now produced before the officer, who having examined the six-feet man, he being first produced, came next to survey Jones: at the first sight of whom, the lieutenant could not help showing some surprize; for besides that he was very well dressed, and was naturally genteel, he had a remarkable air of dignity in his look, which is rarely seen among the vulgar, and is indeed not inseparably annexed to the features of their superiors.
It was a term in common use throughout the new parts of the State; and was usually annexed to the landlord’s name, as “Temple’s or Effingham’s Patent,”
It gradually annexed province after province, purchasing them of the native chiefs, whom it seldom paid, and appointed the governor-general and his subordinates, civil and military.
There are some persons who make play and amusement their end, and probably that end has some pleasure annexed to it, but not what should be; but while men seek the one they accept the other for it; because there is some likeness in human actions to the end; for the end is pursued for the sake of nothing else that attends it; but for itself only; and pleasures like these are sought for, not on account of what follows them, but on account of what has gone before them, as labour and grief; for which reason they seek for happiness in these sort of pleasures; and that this is the reason any one may easily perceive.
a country, in fine, which voluntarily annexed itself to the United States of America
Fyne was very much of a woman herself--her sense of proprietorship was very strong within her; and though she had not much use for her brother, yet she did not like to see him annexed by another woman.