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Synonyms for boil down

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reduce, come down, boil down(verb)

    be the essential element

    "The proposal boils down to a compromise"

    Synonyms:
    bring down, decoct, slim down, quash, boil down, foreshorten, trim down, slim, go down, cut, precipitate, trim back, descend, trim, slenderize, cut back, cut down, subjugate, thin out, shrink, sicken, fall, abridge, come down, contract, melt off, subdue, scale down, concentrate, deoxidize, shorten, dilute, thin, reduce, deoxidise, abbreviate, keep down, lose weight, repress, tighten

  2. boil down, reduce, decoct, concentrate(verb)

    be cooked until very little liquid is left

    "The sauce should reduce to one cup"

    Synonyms:
    digest, bring down, decoct, pore, slim down, quash, boil down, foreshorten, cut back, trim down, rivet, thin out, center, focus, centralise, cut, trim back, trim, slenderize, cut down, tighten, subjugate, shrink, abridge, reduce, condense, contract, melt off, subdue, scale down, centre, concentrate, deoxidize, shorten, dilute, slim, thin, come down, centralize, deoxidise, abbreviate, keep down, lose weight, repress

  3. reduce, boil down, concentrate(verb)

    cook until very little liquid is left

    "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"

    Synonyms:
    digest, bring down, decoct, pore, slim down, quash, boil down, foreshorten, trim down, rivet, slim, center, focus, centralise, cut, trim back, trim, slenderize, cut back, cut down, subjugate, thin out, shrink, abridge, come down, condense, contract, melt off, subdue, scale down, centre, concentrate, deoxidize, shorten, dilute, thin, reduce, centralize, deoxidise, abbreviate, keep down, lose weight, repress, tighten

Wiktionary

  1. boil down(verb)

    To become reduced (to the most central elements or ingredients: to the essence, core or implication for action).

    Synonyms:
    come down to

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. boil down

    Synonyms:
    abbreviate, abridge, amputate, condense, curtail, cut down, epitomize, reduce, retrench, sum up, summarize

    Antonyms:
    amplify, augment, develop, dilate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, extend, increase, unfold, widen

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