autodestruct


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au·to·de·struct

 (ô′tō-dĭ-strŭkt′)
intr.v. au·to·de·struct·ed, au·to·de·struct·ing, au·to·de·structs
To destroy itself or oneself; self-destruct.

autodestruct

(ˌɔːtəʊdɪˈstrʌkt)
adj
(General Engineering) likely to or possessing the power to destroy or obliterate itself or its possessor: autodestruct mechanism.
vb (intr)
(General Engineering) (of a missile, machine, etc) to destroy itself

autodestruct


Past participle: autodestructed
Gerund: autodestructing

Imperative
autodestruct
autodestruct
Present
I autodestruct
you autodestruct
he/she/it autodestructs
we autodestruct
you autodestruct
they autodestruct
Preterite
I autodestructed
you autodestructed
he/she/it autodestructed
we autodestructed
you autodestructed
they autodestructed
Present Continuous
I am autodestructing
you are autodestructing
he/she/it is autodestructing
we are autodestructing
you are autodestructing
they are autodestructing
Present Perfect
I have autodestructed
you have autodestructed
he/she/it has autodestructed
we have autodestructed
you have autodestructed
they have autodestructed
Past Continuous
I was autodestructing
you were autodestructing
he/she/it was autodestructing
we were autodestructing
you were autodestructing
they were autodestructing
Past Perfect
I had autodestructed
you had autodestructed
he/she/it had autodestructed
we had autodestructed
you had autodestructed
they had autodestructed
Future
I will autodestruct
you will autodestruct
he/she/it will autodestruct
we will autodestruct
you will autodestruct
they will autodestruct
Future Perfect
I will have autodestructed
you will have autodestructed
he/she/it will have autodestructed
we will have autodestructed
you will have autodestructed
they will have autodestructed
Future Continuous
I will be autodestructing
you will be autodestructing
he/she/it will be autodestructing
we will be autodestructing
you will be autodestructing
they will be autodestructing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been autodestructing
you have been autodestructing
he/she/it has been autodestructing
we have been autodestructing
you have been autodestructing
they have been autodestructing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been autodestructing
you will have been autodestructing
he/she/it will have been autodestructing
we will have been autodestructing
you will have been autodestructing
they will have been autodestructing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been autodestructing
you had been autodestructing
he/she/it had been autodestructing
we had been autodestructing
you had been autodestructing
they had been autodestructing
Conditional
I would autodestruct
you would autodestruct
he/she/it would autodestruct
we would autodestruct
you would autodestruct
they would autodestruct
Past Conditional
I would have autodestructed
you would have autodestructed
he/she/it would have autodestructed
we would have autodestructed
you would have autodestructed
they would have autodestructed
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