An errand is a task that you are sent to do for someone else. Errands can be small, like going to the grocery store, or they can be very important, like going to the doctor.

  • I'm going to run an errand for mom.

  • The errand was very important, and it took a long time to finish.

Definition of errand


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

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Example Sentences for errand

  • 1

    Is it truly a remake of The Fool's Errand

  • 2

    Is this a mistaken reference to The Fool's Errand

  • 3

    The detainee runs errands for them.

  • 4

    The result was 'Redirect' to Errand of Mercy.

  • 5

    It is a fools errand to persue this to the end game.

  • 6

    Remember the errand and the e mail today.

  • 7

    Now an errand boy for the Brotherhood of the Chosen Keepers.

  • 8

    So they send Mugen to run the errand for them.

  • 9

    In carny, a type of fool's errand is known as the key to the midway.

  • 10

    In the fourth of the books, Fool's Errand, Fitz is approximately 35.