verb (used with object)
noun Also especially British, an·nexe.
Origin of annex
Examples from the Web for annexed
Today, in the midst of the war, what patriotic Ukrainian would vacation on an annexed beach?
Putin mentioned the word before, during the Crimea crises last spring before he annexed the strategic peninsula.Putin Mocks the West, Puts His Own Prestige on the Line|Anna Nemtsova|August 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They would either be annexed to a larger unit after defeat, or they would form one preemptively to avoid defeat.
He called for Ukraine to be annexed by Russia as soon as possible or “Europeans will turn Ukrainians into their slaves.”
They are also reminded anew of the atrocities committed by the Red Army when it annexed Western Ukraine in the aftermath of WWII.
Rameses first subdued the Arabians and Libyans, and annexed them to the Egyptian monarchy.Beacon Lights of History, Volume III|John Lord
The accompanying cut represents in part the head of a flea, and is annexed in order to give a specimen of a simple eye.The Life of an Insect|Anonymous
The annexed engravings represent the sprinkler at exact size for one-half inch connection.
The annexed engraving gives an excellent representation of the scene.Ten Thousand Wonderful Things|Edmund Fillingham King
But the laws of Ina are annexed to the statute of Alfred, and perhaps we only possess them in his edition.
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.