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annex

[ verb uh-neks, an-eks; noun an-eks, -iks ]SEE DEFINITION OF annex
  • nounsomething added; extension
  • verbjoin or add

Synonyms for annex

  • addendum
  • appendix
  • addition
  • adjunct
  • affix
  • arm
  • attachment
  • ell
  • subsidiary
  • supplement
  • wing
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Antonyms for annex

  • base
  • lessening
  • subtraction
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ANNEX

It worked so well that by the second week in September we had to open t'other Annex.

But you aren't going to annex that oil until you hear from the owners?

Adasaolan, however, did not annex the territory of his defeated cousin.

I wish we could annex this place and add it on to the Villa Camellia.

Annex Texas, and a great field of expansion for slavery was open.

The soil was not ours, and Congress did not annex or attempt to annex it.

To annex is to bind, join or add to, as a smaller thing to a greater.

He would then marry the daughter of one of them, and annex Scotland as her appanage.

No wonder such a woman as Kate Cookham had been keen to annex so rare a value.

If he annex no idea to the words, he is merely talking about sounds.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to connect with," from Old French annexer "to join" (13c.), from Medieval Latin annexare, frequentative of Latin annecetere "to bind to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + nectere "to tie, bind" (see nexus). Almost always meaning "to join in a subordinate capacity." Of nations or territories, c.1400. Related: Annexed; annexing.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ANNEX

acquire

verbobtain or receive
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