an·nex /əˈnɛks, ˈæˌnɛks/
An·nex v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annexed p. pr. & vb. n. Annexing.]
1. To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by to. “He annexed a codicil to a will.”
2. To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.
He annexed a province to his kingdom. --Johnson.
3. To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.
Syn: -- To add; append; affix; unite; coalesce. See Add.
An·nex, v. i. To join; to be united.
An·nex n. Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.
n : an addition that extends a main building [syn: annexe, extension,
v 1: take illegally, as of territory; "The Israelis are annexing
more and more territory on the West Bank"
2: take (territory) by conquest; "Hitler annexed Lithuania"
3: attach to