Synonyms for annex
|Grammar : Noun, verb|
|Spell : verb uh-neks, an-eks; noun an-eks, -iks|
|Phonetic Transcription : verb əˈnɛks, ˈæn ɛks; noun ˈæn ɛks, -ɪks|
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Définition of annexOrigin :
- 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.
- noun something added; extension
- verb join or add
- It worked so well that by the second week in September we had to open t'other Annex.
- Extract from : « The Depot Master » by Joseph C. Lincoln
- But you aren't going to annex that oil until you hear from the owners?
- Extract from : « The Forbidden Trail » by Honor Willsie
- Adasaolan, however, did not annex the territory of his defeated cousin.
- Extract from : « The Philippine Islands » by John Foreman
- I wish we could annex this place and add it on to the Villa Camellia.
- Extract from : « The Jolliest School of All » by Angela Brazil
- Annex Texas, and a great field of expansion for slavery was open.
- Extract from : « The Negro and the Nation » by George S. Merriam
- The soil was not ours, and Congress did not annex or attempt to annex it.
- Extract from : « The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Two » by Abraham Lincoln
- To annex is to bind, join or add to, as a smaller thing to a greater.
- Extract from : « Orthography » by Elmer W. Cavins
- He would then marry the daughter of one of them, and annex Scotland as her appanage.
- Extract from : « A Forgotten Hero » by Emily Sarah Holt
- No wonder such a woman as Kate Cookham had been keen to annex so rare a value.
- Extract from : « The Finer Grain » by Henry James
- If he annex no idea to the words, he is merely talking about sounds.
- Extract from : « Practical Education, Volume II » by Maria Edgeworth
Antonyms for annex
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