What does Annex mean?

Definitions for Annex

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Annex.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. annex, annexe, extension, wing(verb)

    an addition that extends a main building

  2. annex(verb)

    take (territory) as if by conquest

    "Hitler annexed Lithuania"

  3. annex(verb)

    attach to

Webster Dictionary

  1. Annex(verb)

    to join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by to

  2. Annex(verb)

    to join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater

  3. Annex(verb)

    to attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt

  4. Annex(verb)

    to join; to be united

  5. Annex(noun)

    something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing

  6. Origin: [F. annexe, L. annexus, neut. annexum, p. p. of annectere.]


  1. Annex

    Annex is a fictional character of the Marvel Universe, associated with Spider-Man. His first appearance was in The Amazing Spider-Man Annual #27. Annex' powers were the result of prosthetics through computer technology. After losing a leg, he volunteered for this program. Ellis now possesses the ability to increase his physical abilities, as well as create any weapon he requires.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Annex

    an-neks′, v.t. to add to the end: to join or attach: to take permanent possession of additional territory: to affix: append (with to).—n. something added: a supplementary building—often with the Fr. spelling annexe.—n. Annexā′tion, act of annexing.—n. and adj. Annexā′tionist.—ns. Annex′ion, Annex′ment (Shak.), addition: the thing annexed. [Fr. annexer—L. annex-um, annectĕre: ad, to, nect-ĕre, to tie.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. annex

    A document appended to an operation order or other document to make it clearer or to give further details.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Annex in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Annex in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eric Nordstrom:

    I had met with some of my agents and then also with some annex personnel. We discussed that.

  2. Greg Poling:

    This is exactly the type of irresponsible and dangerous intercepts that the air-to-air annex to CUES is supposed to prevent.

  3. President Salva Kiir:

    But there will be an annex on reservations in some areas that have not been adequately discussed and agreed, wITHOUT CONDITIONALITIES.

  4. Jan Szyszko:

    The annex will be signed today, the aim is to stop the degradation of habitats important to the community and to start the process of regenerating these habitats.

  5. Chitra Bahadur KC:

    India wants to annex Nepal's Tarai region. The blockade is a tool that India is using to pressurize Nepal in making the changes in the constitution for India's longer-term political benefits.

Images & Illustrations of Annex

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Translations for Annex

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • المرفقArabic
  • приложе́ние, пристро́йка, присъединявам, приба́вка, допълне́ние, прибавямBulgarian
  • annex, annexarCatalan, Valencian
  • bilagDanish
  • Nebengebäude, annektieren, AnbauGerman
  • aneksiEsperanto
  • anexo, pabellón, anexar, apéndice, extensiónSpanish
  • lisaEstonian
  • lisäys, laajennus, liite, lisärakennusFinnish
  • annexe, annexerFrench
  • ath-thaighScottish Gaelic
  • annektál, függelék, hozzácsatolHungarian
  • 付加物, 別館, 組み入れる, 編入, 付属, 付録, 併合Japanese
  • bilagiKalaallisut, Greenlandic
  • خستنه‌ سه‌رKurdish
  • aanhangsel, uitbouw, bijlage, annexeren, inlijvenDutch
  • anneks, annektereNorwegian
  • anexo, anexarPortuguese
  • присоединя́ть, приба́вка, пристро́йка, фли́гель, аннекси́ровать, дополне́ние, приложе́ние, крыло́, присоедини́тьRussian
  • aneks, anektiratiSerbo-Croatian
  • bilaga, införliva, annex, flygel, tillägg, appendix, annektera, tillbyggnadSwedish
  • ekTurkish
  • анексува́ти, приє́днувати, приєдна́тиUkrainian
  • Chinese

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