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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Annex \An*nex"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Annexed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
     {Annexing}.] [F. annexer, fr. L. annexus, p. p. of annectere
     to tie or bind to; ad + nectere to tie, to fasten together,
     akin to Skr. nah to bind.]
     1. To join or attach; usually to subjoin; to affix; to
        append; -- followed by to. "He annexed a codicil to a


        will." --Johnson.
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     2. To join or add, as a smaller thing to a greater.
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              He annexed a province to his kingdom. --Johnson.
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     3. To attach or connect, as a consequence, condition, etc.;
        as, to annex a penalty to a prohibition, or punishment to
        guilt.
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     Syn: To add; append; affix; unite; coalesce. See {Add}.
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