HyperDic: annex

English > 3 senses of the word annex:
VERBpossessionannextake (territory) as if by conquest
contactannexattach to
NOUNartifactannex, annexe, extension, wingan addition that extends a main building
annex > pronunciation
Soundsae'neh.ks; ahneh'ks
RhymesAix ... x / X: 35 rhymes with ehks...
English > annex: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn addition that extends a main building.
Synonymsannexe, extension, wing
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
NarrowerellAn extension at the end and at right angles to the main building
Broaderaddition, add-on, improverA component that is added to something to improve it
Spanishala, anexo, pabellón
Verbsannexattach to
English > annex: 3 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningTake (territory) as if by conquest.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Hitler annexed Lithuania"
Narrowercolonize, coloniseSettle as a colony
Broaderassume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogateseize and take control without authority and possibly with force
Spanishanexar, hacerse con
English > annex: 3 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningattach to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderappend, add on, supplement, affixadd to the very end
Spanishanexar, anexionar
Nounsannexan addition that extends a main building

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