(noun, verb)


1. an addition that extends a main building

Similar word(s): annexe, extension, wing

Definition categories: man–made, addition, improver


1. take (territory) as if by conquest

- Hitler annexed Lithuania

Definition categories: possession, arrogate, assume, seize, usurp

2. attach to

Definition categories: contact, affix, append, supplement

Sentences with annex as a verb:

- The ancient city of Petra was annexed by Rome.

- to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt