Verb annexe Definition and Examples


Verb:

annexe

Definition as verb:

Alternative spelling of annex

More definition:


1.to attach, append, or add, especially to something larger or more important.

2.to incorporate (territory) into the domain of a city, country, or state, Germany annexed part of Czechoslovakia.

3.to take or appropriate, especially without permission.

4.to attach as an attribute, condition, or consequence.


5.something annexed.

6.a subsidiary building or an addition to a building, The emergency room is in the annex of the main building.

7.something added to a document; appendix; supplement, an annex to a treaty.

1.an extension to a main building a building used as an addition to a main building nearby

2. something added or annexed, esp a supplement to a document annex verb (transitive) (æˈnɛks)
1. to join or add, esp to something larger; attach

2. to add (territory) by conquest or occupation

3. to add or append as a condition, warranty, etc

4. to appropriate without permission noun (ˈænɛks)

5. a variant spelling (esp US) of annexe Derived Formsannexable, adjective Word OriginC14, from Medieval Latin annexāre, from Latin annectere to attach to, from nectere to joinCollins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
Seeannexure Dictionary.com's 21st Century LexiconCopyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC Cite This Source
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 186
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Examples:

In shape it is oblong, with a many-sided annexe at the back.

Administratively El Wad is the capital of an annexe to the territory of Tuggurt.

The largest Silchester house, with a special annexe for baths, is usually taken to be a guest-house or inn for travellers between London and the west (fig.

Sexuelle des Basidiomycetes," Le Botaniste (1894 and 1900); Maire, "Recherches cytologiques et taxonomiques sur les Basidiomycetes," Annexe du Bull.

In the course of the 9th century we find mention of nine places in Ireland (including Armagh, Clonmacnoise, Clones, Devenish and Sligo) where communities of these Culdees were established as a kind of annexe to the regular monastic institutions.



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