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annex

  

      vb   tr  
1    to join or add, esp. to something larger; attach  
2    to add (territory) by conquest or occupation  
3    to add or append as a condition, warranty, etc.  
4    to appropriate without permission  
      n  
5       a variant spelling (esp. U.S.) of       annexe  
     (C14: from Medieval Latin annexare, from Latin annectere to attach to, from nectere to join)  
  annexable      adj  
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annexe   ,   (esp. U.S.)   annex         
      n  
1   
a    an extension to a main building  
b    a building used as an addition to a main building nearby  
2    something added or annexed, esp. a supplement to a document  


annex         
      vb   tr  
1    to join or add, esp. to something larger; attach  
2    to add (territory) by conquest or occupation  
3    to add or append as a condition, warranty, etc.  
4    to appropriate without permission  
      n  
5       a variant spelling (esp. U.S.) of       annexe  
     (C14: from Medieval Latin annexare, from Latin annectere to attach to, from nectere to join)  
  annexable      adj  

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annex

  
1    add, adjoin, affix, append, attach, connect, fasten, join, subjoin, tack, unite  
2    acquire, appropriate, arrogate, conquer, expropriate, occupy, seize, take over  
  
Antonyms     
  
1    detach, disconnect, disengage, disjoin, disunite, remove, separate, unfasten  

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