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 annex

Origin :
  • 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
Example sentences :
  • 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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