An*nex" (#), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Annexed (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Annexing.] [F. annexer, fr. L. annexus, p. p. of annectere to tie or bind to; ad + nectere to tie, to fasten together, akin to Skr. nah to bind.]


To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by to.

"He annexed a codicil to a will."



To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.

He annexed a province to his kingdom. Johnson.


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.


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An*nex", v. i.

To join; to be united.



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An*nex" (#), n. [F. annexe, L. annexus, neut. annexum, p. p. of annectere.]

Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.


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