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What does "Annex" mean?


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

Synonyms extension, wing, take over, annexe

Example: "Hitler annexed Lithuania" Example: "The Israelis are annexing more and more territory on the West Bank"

Word Family annexation, annexe, annexed, annexes, annexing