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Monitor.Wait Method

Releases the lock on an object and blocks the current thread until it reacquires the lock.

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  Name Description
Public method Static member Wait(Object) Releases the lock on an object and blocks the current thread until it reacquires the lock.
Public method Static member Wait(Object, Int32) Releases the lock on an object and blocks the current thread until it reacquires the lock. If the specified time-out interval elapses, the thread enters the ready queue.
Public method Static member Wait(Object, TimeSpan) Releases the lock on an object and blocks the current thread until it reacquires the lock. If the specified time-out interval elapses, the thread enters the ready queue.
Public method Static member Wait(Object, Int32, Boolean) Releases the lock on an object and blocks the current thread until it reacquires the lock. If the specified time-out interval elapses, the thread enters the ready queue. This method also specifies whether the synchronization domain for the context (if in a synchronized context) is exited before the wait and reacquired afterward.
Public method Static member Wait(Object, TimeSpan, Boolean) Releases the lock on an object and blocks the current thread until it reacquires the lock. If the specified time-out interval elapses, the thread enters the ready queue. Optionally exits the synchronization domain for the synchronized context before the wait and reacquires the domain afterward.
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