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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Annex  \An*nex"\,  v.  i. 
  To  join  to  be  united.  --Tooke. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Annex  \An*nex"\,  n.  [F.  annexe,  L.  annexus  neut.  annexum  p.  p. 
  of  annectere.] 
  Something  annexed  or  appended;  as  an  additional  stipulation 
  to  a  writing,  a  subsidiary  building  to  a  main  building;  a 
  wing. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Annex  \An*nex"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Annexed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Annexing}.]  [F.  annexer,  fr  L.  annexus  p.  p.  of  annectere 
  to  tie  or  bind  to  ad  +  nectere  to  tie,  to  fasten  together, 
  akin  to  Skr.  nah  to  bind.] 
  1.  To  join  or  attach;  usually  to  subjoin;  to  affix;  to 
  append;  --  followed  by  to  ``He  annexed  a  codicil  to  a 
  will.''  --Johnson. 
 
  2.  To  join  or  add  as  a  smaller  thing  to  a  greater. 
 
  He  annexed  a  province  to  his  kingdom.  --Johnson. 
 
  3.  To  attach  or  connect,  as  a  consequence,  condition,  etc.; 
  as  to  annex  a  penalty  to  a  prohibition,  or  punishment  to 
  guilt. 
 
  Syn:  To  add  append;  affix;  unite;  coalesce.  See  {Add}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  annex 
  n  :  an  addition  that  extends  a  main  building  [syn:  {annexe},  {extension}, 
  {wing}] 
  v  1:  take  illegally,  as  of  territory 
  2:  take  by  conquest;  as  of  territory  [syn:  {take  over}] 
  3:  attach  to 




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