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errands, plural;
  1. A short journey undertaken in order to deliver or collect something, often on someone else's behalf
    • - she asked Tim to run an errand for her
  2. The purpose or object of such a journey
    • - she knew that if she stated her errand, she would not be able to see him

  1. a short trip that is taken in the performance of a necessary task or mission
  2. A courier is a person or a company employed to deliver messages, packages, and mail. Couriers are distinguished from ordinary mail services by features such as speed, security, tracking, signature, specialization and individualization of services, and committed delivery times, which are optional ...
  3. (Errands) Judith Guest (March 29, 1936) is an American novelist and screenwriter. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she is the great-niece of Poet Laureate Edgar Guest (1881-1959).
  4. A trip to accomplish a small mission or to do some business (dropping items by, doing paperwork, going to a friend's house, etc.); The purpose of such trip; An oral message trusted to a person for delivery; To send someone on an errand; To go on an errand
  5. (Errands) All errand rates include time from the beginning of task and for the first 15 miles of travel. Travel over 15 miles will be billed at the rate of $.50 per mile.
  6. (Errands) To go on errands in your dreams, means congenial associations and mutual agreement in the home circle. For a young woman to send some person on an errand, denotes she will lose her lover by her indifference to meet his wishes.
  7. Noun. An expedition involving the acquisition of some good, usually perceived as essential, when in fact completely unnecessary. Because errands involve a component of travel, they are often confused for a leisure activity. From the root, errant, aimless.
  8. to take a short trip to do something for someone else
  9. An errand is a small chore.