An example of annex is to acquire new states into a country.
An example of an annex is a building in the parking lot which is used as additional office space to supplement the office space in the main building.
- A wing added to a building.
- A nearby building used as an addition to the main building.
- A section added as to a document; addendum.
The ancient city of Petra was annexed by Rome.
To annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.
Origin of annex
- Middle English annexen from Old French annexer from Latin annectere annex- to connect ad- ad- nectere to bind ned- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition