annexing

All Verb Noun
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  • When we start pushing each other over the edge we shall have to start annexing also. Cited from A Desert Drama, by A. Conan Doyle
  • When we begin pushing each other over the edge we shall have to start annexing also. Cited from The Tragedy of The Korosko, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • They are going through the form of annexing this island to the other lands of the German government. Cited from Cinderella, by Richard Harding Davis
  • They made a practice of annexing every thing they could lay their hands upon, provided it could be done without danger to themselves. Cited from Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Rob't Tressell
  • Some residents did not like the idea of the city annexing their community without the community's consent.
  • Cities could control vast territories by annexing ten-feet-wide strips surrounding them.
  • Cities are able to expand their area by annexing land from towns when land owners request local service.
  • Pray attend to annexing additional notes in their proper places, and let them be added immediately. Cited from Letters and Journals, Vol. 2, by Lord Byron
  • We could do the island much more good by trading with her on an equal basis than we ever can by annexing her. Cited from Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet, Sherman
  • They are going through the form of annexing this island to the other lands of the German Government. Cited from The Exiles and Other Stories, by Richard Harding Davis
  • It being wrong to steal, he made a point of annexing small objects. Cited from A Girl Among the Anarchists, by Isabel Meredith
  • Acquired rights spring from some deed of man, annexing something to his personality. Cited from Moral Philosophy, by Joseph Rickaby, S. J
  • All that was required to bring it about appeared to be a treaty annexing Texas to the union. Cited from History of the United States, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • Although originally having only three staff members, the library continued to grow by continually annexing more rooms in the building.
  • Britain quickly stepped in and resolved the issue by annexing the area for itself.
  • The law officially added to Israel's size by annexing all land it had captured since the war began.
  • So the question of annexing the islands fell through. Cited from The Great Round World, Vol. 1, No. 26, May 6, 1897, by Various
  • This period experienced the extensive growth, building the housing projects and annexing of formerly independent villages.
  • Throughout the 1960s Norman's land mass increased by by annexing surrounding areas.
  • Despite Warsaw growing and annexing new areas, there was no case where two streets shared the same name.
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Root form of annexing is annex for the verb.

Meaning of annexing

  • verb Take (territory) as if by conquest
    Hitler annexed Lithuania
  • verb Attach to