Meaning of “boil down to something” in the English Dictionary


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boil down to something

phrasal verb with boil us /bɔɪl/ verb [ I/T ]

to be the main or most important result of something:

What it all boils down to is a lack of communication.

(Definition of “boil down to something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)