annex

[v. uh-neks, an-eks; n. an-eks, -iks]
verb (used with object)
1.
to attach, append, or add, especially 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, especially without permission.
4.
to attach as an attribute, condition, or consequence.
noun Also, especially British, annexe.
5.
something annexed.
6.
a subsidiary building or an addition to a building: The emergency room is in the annex of the main building.
7.
something added to a document; appendix; supplement: an annex to a treaty.

Origin:
1350–1400; (v.) Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French annexer < Medieval Latin annexāre, derivative of Latin annexus tied to, past participle of annectere (see annectent); (noun) < French annexe or noun use of v.

annexable, adjective
nonannexable, adjective
preannex, verb (used with object)
reannex, verb (used with object)
unannexable, adjective
unannexed, adjective
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annex
 
vb
1.  to join or add, esp to something larger; attach
2.  to add (territory) by conquest or occupation
3.  to add or append as a condition, warranty, etc
4.  to appropriate without permission
 
n
5.  a variant spelling (esp US) of annexe
 
[C14: from Medieval Latin annexāre, from Latin annectere to attach to, from nectere to join]
 
an'nexable
 
adj

annexe or esp (US) annex (ˈænɛks)
 
n
1.  a.  an extension to a main building
 b.  a building used as an addition to a main building nearby
2.  something added or annexed, esp a supplement to a document
 
annex or esp (US) annex
 
n

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annex
late 14c., from O.Fr. annexer "to join" (13c.), from M.L. annexare, freq. of L. annecetere "to bind to," from ad- "to" + nectere "to tie, bind" (see nexus). Almost always meaning "to join in a subordinate capacity." Of nations or territories, c.1500. The noun sense of "supplementary
building" is attested from 1861, from Fr. annexe.
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