boil down

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Synonyms for boil down

be the essential element

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be cooked until very little liquid is left

cook until very little liquid is left

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Writing in the 1930s, Aldo Leopold, the environmentalists' icon, said that "conservation will ultimately boil down to rewarding the private landowner who conserves the public interest.
The biggest obstacle facing children is adults who try to boil down these complicated debates to an argument about sex.
The answers boil down to this: Learn to live on 85% of your income.
For strawberries (you should have 2-1/2 to 2-3/4 cup puree), use 6 cups sugar, 4 cups water, and 1-1/2 cups lemon juice; boil down to 7 cups.
This was a very gratifying project in that we were able to boil down very complex information into easy-to-understand teaching points," said Frank Morello, HCPro's director of multimedia.