verb (used with object)
noun Also especially British, an·nexe.
Origin of annex
Examples from the Web for annex
A few hours later the Annex itself came under attack and two of the same brave GRS operatives were killed.This Sexy Thriller Is Just the Document the Benghazi Commission Needs|Christopher Dickey|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Annex Medical Inc Annex Medical and Sacred Heart Medical are companies that design, manufacture, and sell medical devices.After Hobby Lobby, These 82 Corporations Could Drop Birth Control Coverage|Abby Haglage|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was the first but not last leader of Russia to annex Crimea.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself|P. J. O’Rourke|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“We are too small to be independent for long and would have to ask Russia to annex us,” says translator Alec.
That team fought their way back to the CIA annex with other Americans and sustained a low-level firefight throughout the evening.General: We Didn't Even Try To Save American Lives In Benghazi|Eli Lake|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside the annex to the lighthouse were the duplicate engines for filling tanks with compressed air.Some Naval Yarns|Mordaunt Hall
For convenience of reference we annex explanations of the few technical terms used in Poker.Round Games with Cards|W. H. Peel
So we decided to annex the forty kroner for tithes—and heres the rest!Egholm and his God|Johannes Buchholtz
I believe Falk began by going through the ship, revolver in hand, to annex all the matches.Falk|Joseph Conrad
In this message, written on the stationery of the Annex Hotel, he was urged to call on the writer the next morning at ten o'clock.The Air Ship Boys|H.L. Sayler
verb (æˈnɛks) (tr)
Word Origin for annex
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.