What does the word led mean?

Usage examples for led

  1. " She was led into it by Kathleen. – The Rebel of the School by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  2. Marguerite took her brother by the hand and led him to the window. – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  3. What on earth led you into this business? – Walter Sherwood's Probation by Horatio Alger