Annex in a sentence

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Definition of Annex

  • To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to append; -- followed by to.
  • To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.
  • To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.; as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to guilt.
  • To join; to be united.
  • Something annexed or appended; as, an additional stipulation to a writing, a subsidiary building to a main building; a wing.
  • an addition that extends a main building
  • attach to
  • take (territory) as if by conquest

How to use annex in a sentence. Annex pronunciation.

He saw with alarm the increasing immigration into the Western States, which threatened to disturb the balance of power which the South had ever held; and with the aid of Southern leaders he now devised a new and bold scheme, which was to annex Texas to the United States and thus enlarge enormously the area of slavery.
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Father says Joe Williams needn't think he can come back here from the West and annex the State Fair.
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Then I think there's some of that machinery you brought in that Colonel Snow would pay pretty heavy to git back, and we'll annex some of that.
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Didron, in his invaluable work on Christian Iconography, gives one of these symbols, which was carved on wood in the seventeenth century, of which I annex a copy.
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Pope Leo heard the charge, and then with Lincoln- like wit said that Raphael was doing this on his order, as the desire of the Mother Church was to annex the Pagan art-world, in order to Christianize it.
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His prudent mind told him that he ought to proceed at once to Governor Rapont and present his letters of commendation, for he was in a country where feeling was running high against English interference with the deportation of French convicts to New Caledonia, and the intention of France to annex the New Hebrides.
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In 1882, the Queensland Government took alarm at certain rumours of the intention of Germany to annex New Guinea, but for a time the British Government refused to move.
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The clash of interests in South Africa between settlers of Dutch and of British origin gave rise to much ill-feeling, and in 1899 Great Britain decided to annex the South African Colonies in order to protect the interests of her subjects.
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Entertaining these views, the single condition which the French ministry proposed to annex to the payment of the money was that it should not be made until it was ascertained that the Government of the United States had done nothing to injure the interests of France, or, in other words, that no steps had been authorized by Congress of a hostile character toward France.
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Nay, in the note presented by M. Serurier to the Government at Washington and the measures which it announces (his recall and the offer of my passports) the Government of His Majesty seem to have done all that they thought its dignity required, for they at the same time declare that the law providing for the payment will be presented, but give no intimation of any previous condition and annex none to the bill which they present.
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In a paper written by him, and which it is proposed to annex as a preface to the Debates, he traces the formation of confederacies and of the Articles of Confederation, its defects which caused and the steps which led to the Convention, his reasons for taking the debates and the manner in which he executed the task, and his opinion of the framers of the Constitution.
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Both of them are students in one of those institutions-I am not sure whether they call it an "annex" or not; but at any rate one of those schools where they teach the incomprehensible sort of mathematics and other bewildering branches of knowledge above the common level of high-school education.
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The two Annexes looked inquiringly at each other.
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Our two Annexes, as we call then, appeared to be interested in the project, or fancy, or whim, or whatever the older heads might consider it.
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Quite so," answered the English Annex.
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The first thing I noticed, the other evening, was that the Tutor was sitting between the two Annexes, and the Counsellor was next to Number Five.
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It appeared to jar somewhat on the nerves of the American Annex.
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The two Annexes whispered together, and the American Annex gave their joint result.
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The two Annexes turn towards the mystic urn as if the lots which were to determine their destiny were shut up in it.
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Or is one of the two Annexes the make believe lover?
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Examples of Annex

Example #1
It was probably his design, not so much to strengthen the slaveholding interests of South Carolina, as to increase the political power of the South.
Example #2
Notwithstanding the frequent triumphs of the South, aided by Whigs and Democrats from the North, who played into the hands of Southern politicians, Mr. Calhoun was not entirely at rest in his mind.
Example #3
If he wins next year, he'll have to go some.
Example #4
We got first and second on our Jersey cattle and first on our Clydesdale mare and colt, but your Uncle Joe cleaned up all the prizes on the grain.
Example #5
Yes," snarled Rae, who had returned, "and first thing we'll put you two where you won't bother for a while.
Example #6
I'll git some rope," and so saying, he turned toward the tent and soon returned with some cord.