annex definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To append or attach, specifically to a larger or higher significant thing.
    • to add (territory) into a preexisting political device such a country, condition, county, or town.
    • To add or attach, as an attribute, problem, or consequence.
    • To join or attach; generally to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- accompanied by to.
    • to participate or include, as a smaller sized thing to a better.
    • To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc..
  • noun:
    • A building included on to a more substantial one or an auxiliary building situated near a main one.
    • An addition, particularly an appendix, that is designed to accurate documentation or any other document.
    • An addition, an extension.
    • An appendix.
    • An addition or expansion to a building.
    • An addition on territory of a country or state, from a neighbouring nation or state, usually by army force.
    • Something annexed or appended; since, another stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a principal building; a wing.
    • One thing annexed; especially, a subsidiary building associated with a commercial convention; therefore, any comparable arrangement for the purpose of providing additional accommodation, and for carrying out some object subordinate to the primary and original item. Also spelled annexe.
    • an addition that expands a primary building
  • verb:
    • to incorporate something to a different, to incorporate into.
    • simply take (territory) just as if by conquest
    • attach to
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to participate; is united.
  • others:
    • to install at the conclusion; subjoin; affix: because, to annex a codicil to a will.
    • To unite, as a smaller sized thing to a greater; join; make a fundamental element of: as, to annex a conquered province to a kingdom.
    • to install, particularly as an attribute, a condition, or a consequence: because, to annex a penalty to a prohibition.
    • Synonyms Combine, Affix, Attach. See include and list under affix.

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