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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A short trip to do something.

Usage examples (37)
  • You are here to enrich the world, and you impoverish yourself if you forget the errand.
  • The errand is short, but with the temperature so low every step I take is a great sacrifice.
  • However, an account of his errand is brought to the king of Nineveh, not by way of information against
  • My errand was a strange one to earn a benediction. for more
Tutoring comment
  • It took too long to run the "errand" (a brief trip to do something specific) due to the "arrant" (thorough; unmitigated) directions from an "errant" (wandering, straying, moving aimlessly) mall shopper.
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