n Different symbols, written or spoken, arranged together in a unique sequence that approximates a thought in a person's mind.
v (transitive) To say or write (something) using particular words.
! (slang|AAVE)truth, to tell or speak the truth; the shortened form of the statement, "My word is my bond," an expression eventually shortened to "Word is bond," before it finally got cut to just "Word," which is its most commonly used form.
! (slang|emphatic|stereotypically|AAVE) An abbreviated form of (term|word up); a statement of the acknowledgment of fact with a hint of nonchalant approval.