Definitions for Appendixəˈpɛn dɪks; -dəˌsiz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ap•pen•dix*əˈpɛn dɪks; -dəˌsiz(n.)(pl.)-dix•es, -di•ces

  1. supplementary material at the end of a text.

  2. any additional or supplemental part; appendage.

  3. a wormlike tube, closed at the end, extending from the cecum of the large intestine.

    Category: Anatomy

    Ref: Also called vermiform appendix.

* Usage: appendices , a plural borrowed directly from Latin, is sometimes used, esp. in scholarly writing, to refer to supplementary material at the end of a book.

Origin of appendix:

1535–45; < L: appendage =append(ere) to append+-ix n. suffix

Princeton's WordNet

  1. appendix(noun)

    supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a book

  2. appendix, vermiform appendix, vermiform process, cecal appendage(noun)

    a vestigial process that extends from the lower end of the cecum and that resembles a small pouch

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. appendix(noun)əˈpɛn dɪks

    a small tube near the stomach

    They removed his appendix.

  2. appendixəˈpɛn dɪks

    a section with extra information at the end of a book

    See Appendix A for charts.


  1. appendix(Noun)

    Something attached to something else; an attachment or accompaniment.

  2. appendix(Noun)

    Specifically, a text added to the end of a book or an article, containing information that is important to but is not the main idea of the main text

  3. appendix(Noun)

    The vermiform appendix, an inner organ without known use that can become inflamed.

  4. Origin: From appendix.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Appendix(noun)

    something appended or added; an appendage, adjunct, or concomitant

  2. Appendix(noun)

    any literary matter added to a book, but not necessarily essential to its completeness, and thus distinguished from supplement, which is intended to supply deficiencies and correct inaccuracies


  1. Appendix

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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Appendix

    A worm-like blind tube extension from the CECUM.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. appendix

    A document appended to an annex of an operation order, operation plan, or other document to clarify or to give further details.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Appendix' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3464

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Appendix' in Nouns Frequency: #1937

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(plural sometimes apˈpendices

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