(Ap*pen"dix) n.; pl. E. Appendixes L. Appendices [L. appendix, -dicis, fr. appendere.
1. Something appended or added; an appendage, adjunct, or concomitant.
Normandy became an appendix to England.
Sir M. Hale.
2. Any literary matter added to a book, but not necessarily essential to its completeness, and thus distinguished
from supplement, which is intended to supply deficiencies and correct inaccuracies.
Syn. See Supplement.
(Ap*pen"sion) n. The act of appending. [Obs.]
(Ap`per*ceive") v. t. [F. apercevoir, fr. L. ad + percipere, perceptum, to perceive. See
Perceive.] To perceive; to comprehend. Chaucer.
(Ap`per*cep"tion) n. [Pref. ad- + perception: cf. F. apperception.] (Metaph.) The mind's
perception of itself as the subject or actor in its own states; perception that reflects upon itself; sometimes,
intensified or energetic perception. Leibnitz. Reid.
This feeling has been called by philosophers the apperception or consciousness of our own existence.
(Ap*per"il) n. Peril. [Obs.] Shak.
(Ap`per*tain") v. i. [imp. & p. p. Appertained ; p. pr. & vb. n. Appertaining.] [OE. apperteinen,
apertenen, OF. apartenir, F. appartenir, fr. L. appertinere; ad + pertinere to reach to, belong. See
Pertain.] To belong or pertain, whether by right, nature, appointment, or custom; to relate.
Things appertaining to this life.
Give it unto him to whom it appertaineth.
Lev. vi. 5.
(Ap`per*tain"ment), n. That which appertains to a person; an appurtenance. [Obs. or R.]
(Ap*per"ti*nance Ap*per"ti*nence) n. See Appurtenance.
(Ap*per"ti*nent) a. Belonging; appertaining. [Now usually written appurtenant.] Coleridge.