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Annex - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Annex' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Annex [ n.]
- Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.
2 . Annex [ v. i.]
- To join; to be united.
3 . Annex [ v. t.]
- To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by to.
- To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.
- To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.

Meaning of 'Annex' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . annex [ v]
Meaning (1):
- attach to
Example in sentence:
  • affix the seal here;
  • They fastened various nicknames to each other
Meaning (2):
- take (territory) as if by conquest
Example in sentence:
  • Hitler annexed Lithuania