Annex

[ˈanɛks], [ˈanɛks], [ˈa_n_ɛ_k_s]

Definitions of annex:

  1.   take illegally, as of territory; " The Israelis are annexing more and more territory on the West Bank"
  2.   To add or affix; join; unite; attach.
  3.   To add or attach at the end; to affix or connect; to unite.
  4.   take by conquest; as of territory
  5.   To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; - followed by to.
  6.   an addition that extends a main building
  7.   To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.
  8.   To join; to be united.
  9.   To join at the end or boundary; to affix.
  10.   To unite; to join to the end; to affix.
  11.   To unite; to add on at the end; to unite a smaller thing to a greater; to connect.
  12.   take ( territory) by conquest; " Hitler annexed Lithuania"
  13.   Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.
  14.   An addition; appendix; addendum.
  15.   attach to
  16.   To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.
  17.   To add to the end: to affix.
  18.   Something attached to something else; an auxiliary building.

Antonyms for annex:

take off, abstract, lessen, dissever, withdraw, abate, subtract, remove, diminish, reduce, deduct.


Quotes for annex:

  1. I would like Israel to be a Jewish state, and therefore not to annex over 2 million Palestinians who live in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip to Israel, which will make Israel a bi -national state. – Yitzhak Rabin
  2. I make personal appearances around the country. I'm starting a book tour now, and I may be coming to Toronto with the Learning Annex which I'm doing all through the United States, so that may come up just before Christmas. – Burt Ward

Usage examples for annex:

  1. “ " I had a chance to annex a little more of Miss Orr's money today," he observed grimly. ” – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  2. We kept our promise, we did not annex Cuba, we introduced into international affairs what is known as the Big Brother idea. ” – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  3. That skilled or unskilled labor may no longer be found unorganized, we ask of you to annex your grand and powerful corps to the main army that we may fight the battle under one flag." ” – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  4. Dole then sent to Washington to ask the United States to annex Hawaii. ” – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  5. Every year the Bohemian Club produces in its summer annex a beautiful grove of redwoods beside the Russian river- a play in praise of the forest. ” – The Native Son by Inez Haynes Irwin
  6. It is certainly very peculiar, designed as a sort of annex to the Church of the Holy Trinity. ” – Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia by Maturin M. Ballou
  7. “ I have met him several times, of late, walking with different lady Teacups: once with the American Annex twice with the English Annex once with the two Annexes together; once with Number Five. ” – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  8. The most Christian King might, therefore, without any fear of opposition from England, proceed to annex Brabant and Hainault to his empire. ” – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  9. In the first place, it meant this: That behind the back of France- they were not made a party to these communications- we should have given, if we had assented to that, a free licence to Germany to annex in the event of a successful war, the whole of the extra- European dominions and possessions of France. ” – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  10. Then there was a knock at the door that led into the Annex sitting- room. ” – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  11. Ample accommodations are provided for two hundred and fifty guests, and more can be comfortably housed in the annex at Bright Angel Camp. ” – The-Grand-Canyon-of-Arizona-how-to-see-it by James, George Wharton
  12. At last the Annex was ready for painting. ” – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  13. Possibly a small annex could be attached to the chickenhouse. ” – Poor Relations by Compton Mackenzie
  14. She is to be married in the annex of the Temple on Saturday. ” – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes
  15. From it he could see the whole farm which he meant presently to annex to his own broad acres. ” – The Raid From Beausejour; And How The Carter Boys Lifted The Mortgage by Charles G. D. Roberts
  16. He ought to have stated it, that they would annex to their territory a country about a third as large as France, and much more than half as rich, and in a situation the most important for command that it would be possible for her anywhere to possess. ” – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VI. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  17. “ " I hardly think that likely," said the Duke Scorpa to himself, as he stroked his heavy chin with his fat hand, " for I intend to annex that little fortune myself." ” – The Title Market by Emily Post
  18. It's taps, he says, for us, and then they think they're going across and annex the world. ” – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930 by Various
  19. “ Agreements not to annex territory might be reasonable in treaties between European powers, but they were contrary to the spirit of American civilization. ” – Stephen Arnold Douglas by William Garrott Brown
  20. President Jackson was eager to annex Texas, whose value to the Union he fully recognized, and offered Mexico five million dollars for the province, but the offer was refused. ” – American Men of Action by Burton E. Stevenson

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Idioms for annex:

  • annex to sth;
  • annex sth to sth;
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