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According to Locke, what conditions have to hold if I am to use a word meaningfully?

According to Locke, what conditions have to hold if I am to use a word meaningfully?

(a) There must be a community of speakers who recognize me as competent.

(b) There must be a causal relation between some actual body or bodies, which the word signifies, and my actual uses of it.

(c) I must will that the world serve as a mark of some idea that actually occurs in my mind.

(d) All of the above.

(a) and (c).

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