A trip to get or do something, especially for something you don't really like to do or have to do for someone else. It's not like shopping!
Sorry I cannot see you now I have to run errands.
by Aaadrian September 07, 2006
The word errand is most commonly used in the sense of a short journey taken to perform some necessary duty.
to run errands -taking or fetching clothes from the cleaners; taking mail to the post office; filling the car with fuel, taking sacks of leaves to the compost center, etc.
by barkip September 19, 2012