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er·rand

errand

 
 
pronunciation:
e rnd
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a quick trip taken for a particular purpose.
He went on errands to the bank, the post office, and the grocery store.
synonyms:
run
similar words:
trip
definition 2: the purpose for taking a short journey.
His errand was to bring the teacher a message.
synonyms:
mission
similar words:
assignment, charge, chore, duty, job, task
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The word errand contains the following part:
err Latin root that means error, wander
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