Annex 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.] 1. To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by to. ``He annexed a codicil to a will.'' --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater. [1913 Webster]

He annexed a province to his kingdom. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

3. To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt. [1913 Webster]

Syn: To add; append; affix; unite; coalesce. See {Add}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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