AskDefine | Define annex

Dictionary Definition

annex n : an addition that extends a main building [syn: annexe, extension, wing]

Verb

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

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Alternative spellings

Pronunciation

  • a UK /ˈæn.ɛks/, /"

Extensive Definition

Annex or Annexe may refer to:
annex in German: Annex
annex in French: Annexe

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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