Boil down - definition, transcription
- be cooked until very little liquid is left (syn: concentrate, decoct, reduce)
- cook until very little liquid is left (syn: concentrate, reduce)
The whole matter boils down to a struggle between the trade union and the directors.
...the discussion of the problem can be boiled down to a couple of critical points...
You can boil this story down to a few sentences and it still has the same meaning.
Spinach tends to boil down a lot.