Definition of boil down to phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

boil down to

 phrasal verb
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boil down to something

 
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(not used in the progressive tenses) (of a situation, problem, etc.) to have something as a main or basic part In the end,what it all boils down to is money, or the lack of it.
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