come down

[come down] {v.} 1. To reduce itself; amount to no more than. - Followed by "to".

The quarrel finally came down to a question of which boy would do the dishes.

Syn.: BOIL DOWN (3).

2. To be handed down or passed along, descend from parent to child; pass from older generation to younger ones.

Mary's necklace had come down to her from her grandmother.