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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The challenge was to boil down nearly five decades and four storeys worth of stuff into a much smaller cache that could be contained in a one-bedroom senior's apartment.
As Aldo Leopold explained nearly seventy years ago, "conservation will ultimately boil down to rewarding the private landowner who conserves the public interest.
Many of the city treatments boil down to lists of names and venues, who visited when or exhibited where, but occasionally singling out individual cities works, with Budapest, with Ljubljana (archetypally provincial), and with Lodz (harshness breeding radical art).
The only way to control the increased CO2 is to control our consumption of fossil fuels, and that is going to boil down to individual lifestyle choices.
The answers boil down to this: Learn to live on 85% of your income.