annex

[ˈanɛks], [ˈanɛks], [ˈa_n_ɛ_k_s]

Definitions of annex:

  1.   To add or attach at the end; to affix or connect; to unite. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   To unite; to add on at the end; to unite a smaller thing to a greater; to connect. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   Something attached to something else; an auxiliary building. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   To add to the end: to affix. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5.   To unite; to join to the end; to affix. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6.   To join; to be united. – Newage Dictionary DB
  7.   To join at the end or boundary; to affix. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  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. “ " 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
  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. 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
  8. At last the Annex was ready for painting. ” – Amarilly of Clothes-line Alley by Belle K. Maniates
  9. She is to be married in the annex of the Temple on Saturday. ” – The Motor Maids Across the Continent by Katherine Stokes
  10. 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

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Idioms for annex:

  • annex to sth;
  • annex sth to sth;
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