to attach, append, or add, especially to something larger or more important.
to incorporate (territory) into the domain of a city, country, or state:
Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia.
to take or appropriate, especially without permission.
to attach as an attribute, condition, or consequence.
something annexed.
a subsidiary building or an addition to a building:
The emergency room is in the annex of the main building.
something added to a document; appendix; supplement:
an annex to a treaty.
Historical Examples

Number Five showed some curiosity about the Tutor’s relations with the two annexes.
Over the Teacups Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

One of the annexes, as I have said, has had thoughts of becoming a doctress.
Over the Teacups Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

It is somewhat voluminous, filling with its annexes no less than one thousand pages.
Satan’s Invisible World Displayed or, Despairing Democracy W. T. Stead

He annexes a summary of some facts relative to this capture.
The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Volume X (of 12) Various

Europe annexes piece by piece the dark places of the earth, gives to them her laws.
Tea-Table Talk Jerome K. Jerome

The Santy Claus stocking reaches out and annexes the free-will offering.
From Place to Place Irvin S. Cobb

Officially, all these schools are considered to be annexes of the regular public schools.
Nurses’ Papers on Tuberculosis : Various

An asylum for the insane forms part of the building, with annexes for the convalescent.
The Mediterranean T. G. (Thomas Gray) Bonney, E. A. R. Ball, H. D. Traill, Grant Allen, and Arthur Griffiths

Otherwise, instructions as to these matters will be issued as annexes.
Sound Military Decision U.s. Naval War College

Along each of these annexes, on Viarones Street, will extend a covered colonnade.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 664, September 22,1888 Various

verb (transitive) (æˈnɛks)
to join or add, esp to something larger; attach
to add (territory) by conquest or occupation
to add or append as a condition, warranty, etc
to appropriate without permission
noun (ˈænɛks)
a variant spelling (esp US) of annexe

See annexure

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.

1540s, “an adjunct, accessory,” from French annexe, from annexer (see annex (v.)). Meaning “supplementary building” is from 1861.


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