Destroy V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Base Form, Past Simple, Past Participle Form of Destroy

Destroy V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Base Form, Past Simple, Past Participle Form of Destroy

Destroy V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 is one of the verbs that are used very commonly in English tests as well as in everyday communication. Also, because it’s an irregular verb, destroy doesn’t follow the regular rule. The verb “destroy” has five different forms: base form, past simple, past participle form, present perfect, and present perfect participle. So what is destroy‘s past? How do conjugate verbs with destroy verbs?

Let’s find out with English tivi in the article below.

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Destroy of Definition and Meaning

Destroy is a verb. It means to ruin or cause great damage to something.

V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 Form of Destroy

Base Form (V1) destroy
Past Form (V2) destroyed
Past Participle Form (V3) destroyed
s / es/ es (V4) destroys
‘ing’ form (V5) destroying

Destroy of Past Simple V2

The verb Destroy is also employed in its V2 form as “destroyed”’. It is used to indicate the past tense in sentences.

Destroy of Past Participle V3

The V3 form is identical to the V2 form. The V3 form is “destroyed”. Destroyed is used in the past or present perfect tense. 

+ In the present perfect tense, we use the word V1 as ‘have + destroyed‘ or ‘has + destroyed’.

  • I, you, and we are used as ‘have + destroyed‘. 
  • ‘has + destroyed’ is used for he, she, and it. 

+ If you need to use the past perfect tense, use ‘had + destroyed‘ regardless of the subject.

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Conjugation of Destroy V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

Conjugation table: Destroy

Number Singular
Present Simple of destroy I You She/He/It
destroy destroy destroys
Plural
We You They
destroy destroy destroy
Present Continuous of destroy I You She/He/It
am destroying are destroying is destroying
Plural
We You They
are destroying are destroying are destroying
Present Perfect of destroy I You She/He/It
have destroyed have destroyed has destroyed
Plural
We You They
have destroyed have destroyed have destroyed
Present Perfect Continuous of destroy I You She/He/It
have been destroying have been destroying has been destroying
Plural
We You They
have been destroying have been destroying have been destroying
Past Simple of destroy I You She/He/It
destroyed destroyed destroyed
Plural
We You They
destroyed destroyed destroyed
Past Continuous of destroy I You She/He/It
was destroying were destroying was destroying
Plural
We You They
were destroying were destroying were destroying
Past Perfect of destroy I You She/He/It
had destroyed had destroyed had destroyed
Plural
We You They
had destroyed had destroyed had destroyed
Past Perfect Continuous of destroy I You She/He/It
had been destroying had been destroying had been destroying
Plural
We You They
had been destroying had been destroying had been destroying
Future Simple of destroy I You She/He/It
will/shall destroy will/shall destroy will/shall destroy
Plural
We You They
will/shall destroy will/shall destroy will/shall destroy
Future Continuous of destroy I You She/He/It
will/shall be destroying will/shall be destroying will/shall be destroying
Plural
We You They
will/shall be destroying will/shall be destroying will/shall be destroying
Future Perfect of destroy I You She/He/It
will/shall have destroyed will/shall have destroyed will/shall have destroyed
Plural
We You They
will/shall have destroyed will/shall have destroyed will/shall have destroyed
Future Perfect Continuous of destroy I You She/He/It
will/shall have been destroying will/shall have been destroying will/shall have been destroying
Plural
We You They
will/shall have been destroying will/shall have been destroying will/shall have been destroying
Conditional Present of destroy I You She/He/It
would destroy would destroy would destroy
Plural
We You They
would destroy would destroy would destroy
Conditional Perfect of destroy I You She/He/It
would have destroyed would have destroyed would have destroyed
Plural
We You They
would have destroyed would have destroyed would have destroyed
Conditional Present Continuous of destroy I You She/He/It
would be destroying would be destroying would be destroying
Plural
We You They
would be destroying would be destroying would be destroying
Conditional Perfect Continuous of destroy I You She/He/It
would have been destroying would have been destroying would have been destroying
Plural
We You They
would have been destroying would have been destroying would have been destroying
Present Subjunctive of destroy I You She/He/It
destroy destroy destroy
Plural
We You They
destroy destroy destroy
Past Subjunctive of destroy I You She/He/It
destroyed destroyed destroyed
Plural
We You They
destroyed destroyed destroyed
Past Perfect Subjunctive of destroy I You She/He/It
had destroyed had destroyed had destroyed
Plural
We You They
had destroyed had destroyed had destroyed
Imperative of destroy I You She/He/It
destroy
Plural
We You They
Let’s destroy destroy

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Example Sentences with Destroy V1 V2 V3 V4 V5

In this section, we will learn about destroy sentence examples:

  • During the war, bombs destroyed the majority of the historic city.
  • His confidence appeared to have been totally destroyed by the catastrophe.
  • The flood will destroy all the farmers’ crops.
  • He is destroying everything that his parents built.
  • She destroys her reputation with lies.

Synonym Words For Destroy

Synonym of destroy word list. Here are a variety of words whose meaning is nearly the synonym of destroy:

  • ruin
  • wreck
  • devastate
  • demolish
  • spoil
  • smash
  • torpedo
  • harm
  • crash
  • decimate
  • dynamite

Opposite Words For Destroy

The antonym of destroy word list. Here are some words that have nearly the opposite meaning as destroy:

  • build
  • construct
  • establish
  • raise
  • develop
  • erect
  • rear
  • reconstruct
  • create
  • make
  • put up
  • set up
  • help
  • surrender
  • save

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Some Frequently Asked Questions About Destroy (Verb)

What is the V1 V2 V3 V4 V5 of destroy?

The past tense of destroy is destroyed. The third-person singular simple present indicative form of destroy is destroys. The present participle of destroy is destroying. The past participle of destroy is destroyed.

Base Form (V1) destroy
Past Form (V2) destroyed
Past Participle Form (V3) destroyed
s / es/ es (V4) destroys
‘ing’ form (V5) destroying

What is the V2 and V3 form of destroy?

+ The V2 and V3 form of destroy is “destroyed“.

What is the sentence of destroy?

What is the past tense V2 of destroy?

+ The past tense of destroy is “destroyed“.

What is the past participle V3 of destroy?

+ The past participle of destroy is “destroyed“.

What is the present participle V5 of destroy?

+ The present participle of destroy is “destroying“.

Conclusion

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