Quick Answer: Should BY Be Capitalized?

“Short” words-those with less than five letters-are lowercase in titles unless they are the first or last words.

Generally, we do not capitalize: Articles – a, an, the.

Coordinating Conjunctions (fewer than five letters) – and, but, or, for, nor, etc.

Do you capitalize the name of a form?

1 Answer. You capitalize something when it is a proper noun, i.e. when it identifies a specific thing.

How do you know when to capitalize?

Use capitals for proper nouns. In other words, capitalize the names of people, specific places, and things. For example: We don’t capitalize the word “bridge” unless it starts a sentence, but we must capitalize Brooklyn Bridge because it is the name of a specific bridge.

Should the word by be capitalized?

Verbs are always capitalized, so that’s not a very good example. Also, “not” is either an adverb or a noun, and should therefore always be capitalized.

Do you capitalize occupations?

When it comes to occupation titles, whether or not you capitalize comes back to context. Titles should be capitalized, but references to the job are not. For instance, if you are using a job title as a direct address, it should be capitalized.