Examples of errand in a sentence
He was sent out on an urgent errand.
We were there on an errand of mercy to help provide medical care for the refugees.
Origin and Etymology of errand
Middle English erend message, business, from Old English ǣrend; akin to Old High German ārunti message
First Known Use: before 12th century
ERRAND Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of errand for English Language Learners
: a short journey that you take to do or get something
ERRAND Defined for Kids
Definition of errand for Students
1 : a short trip made to do or get something
2 : the purpose of a short trip <My errand was to get milk.>
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