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Verb boil down has 3 senses
- reduce, come down, boil down - be the essential element; "The proposal boils down to a compromise"
--1 is one way to become, turn
Something is ----ing PP
- boil down, reduce, decoct, concentrate - be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
--2 is one way to decrease, diminish, lessen, fall
- reduce, boil down, concentrate - cook until very little liquid is left; "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"
--3 is one way to decrease, lessen, minify
Somebody ----s something