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American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Annex


ANNEX', verb transitive [Latin annecto, annexum.]

1. To unite at the end; as to annex a codicil to a will. To subjoin, to affix.

2. To unite, as a smaller thing to a greater; as to annex a province to a kingdom.

3. To unite to something proceeding, as the main object; to connect with; as to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.

ANNEX', verb intransitive To join; to be united.