Errand - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈerənd|  American pronunciation of the word errand
Brit.  |ˈɛr(ə)nd|  British pronunciation of the word errand

noun

- a short trip that is taken in the performance of a necessary task or mission

Examples

He was sent out on an urgent errand.

We were there on an errand of mercy to help provide medical care for the refugees.

I must dispatch my errand and be off.

I couldn't stop because I was on an errand.

He quickly set out on his errand of mercy (=journey to help someone in danger).

Word forms

noun
singular: errand
plural: errands
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