"trabó" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

trabar
transitive verb
1. to fasten (sujetar); to shackle (a preso)
2. to join (unir)
3. to strike up (iniciar) (conversación, amistad)
4. to obstruct, to hinder (obstaculizar)
5. to thicken (espesar)
trabarse
pronomial verb
1. to get tangled (enredarse)
2. to thicken (espesarse)
3. to get one's tongue tied in knots (al hablar)
  • se le trabó la lengua -> he tripped over his tongue

trabar [trah-bar’]
article & verb transitive
1. To join (unir), to unite, to connect.
2. To join, to bring into harmony or concord.
3. To fetter, to shackle (encadenar).
4. To thicken, to inspissate.
5. To fetter, to dispute, to qua rel, to scuffle.
  • Trabarse de palabras -> to become angry in a dispute
6. To set the teeth of a saw.
7. To seize, to take hold of (agarrar).
8. To deceive (engañar). (Ante Meridian & Central America & Caribbean) (m)
  • Trabarse la lengua -> to stammer, to speak with unnatural hesitation
  • Trabar conversación -> to enter upon or keep up a long conversation

trabar
verbo:transitivo
1 [+puerta, ventana] (para que quede cerrada) to wedge shut; (para que quede abierta) to wedge open
trabó la puerta con una silla para que no entrara he wedged the door shut with a chair to stop her getting in; trabó la pata de la mesa con una madera she wedged a piece of wood under the table leg
2 [+salsa, líquido] to thicken
3 (Carpintería) to join; (Construcción) to point
4 (comenzar) [+conversación, debate] to start (up); strike up; [+batalla] to join
trabar amistad to strike up a friendship
5 (enlazar)
una serie de razonamientos muy bien trabados a tightly woven o very well constructed argument
6 (obstaculizar) to hold back
la falta de recursos ha trabado el desarrollo de la investigación research has been held back by the lack of funds
7 [+caballo] to hobble
8 [+sierra] to set
9 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (engañar) to deceive
verbo:intransitivo
1 [+planta] to take
2 [+ancla, garfio] to grip
verbo:pronominal
trabarse
1 (enredarse) to get tangled up
me trabé en un matorral y no podía salir I got tangled up in a thicket and couldn't get free; se le traba la lengua he gets tongue-tied; (Caribe) he loses the thread (of what he is saying)
2 (atascarse) [+cajón, puerta, mecanismo] to jam; get jammed
3 (involucrarse)
trabarse en una discusión to get involved in an argument

Verb Conjugations for "trabar" (go to to jam; to start (a conversation))

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Imperfect
Conditional
Future
yo trabo trabé trababa trabaría trabaré
trabas trabaste trababas trabarías trabarás
él/ella/Ud. traba trabó trababa trabaría trabará
nosotros trabamos trabamos trabábamos trabaríamos trabaremos
vosotros trabáis trabasteis trababais trabaríais trabaréis
ellos/ellas/Uds. traban trabaron trababan trabarían trabarán
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